Updated: Jul 28, 2020
Birth: 1660, London, United Kingdom
Death: 24 April 1731, London, United Kingdom
Daniel Defoe was born in London in 1660. He lived a life full of various difficulties and dangers. He participated in the uprising launched in 1685 against the second James, king of England. He worked as a merchant, fabricator, government official and even a spy at various times in his life.
He decided to work as a journalist at the age of 40 and started writing novels a few years later. Daniel Defoe presented dozens of well-known works such as "