Virginia Woolf
(1882-1941)

Died aged 59

Adeline Virginia Woolf (née Stephen; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941), known professionally as Virginia Woolf, was an English writer and one of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century. During the interwar period, Woolf was a significant figure in London literary society and a central figure in the influential Bloomsbury Group of intellectuals. Her most famous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927) and Orlando (1928), and the book-length essay A Room of One's Own (1929), with its famous dictum, "A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction." Woolf suffered from severe bouts of mental illness throughout her life, thought to have been what is now termed bipolar disorder, and committed suicide by drowning in 1941 at the age of 59.

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Commemorated on 9 plaques

In this house Leonard and Virginia Woolf lived 1915-1924 and founded the Hogarth Press in 1917

Hogarth House, 34 Paradise Road, Richmond Upon Thames, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Virginia Stephen (Virginia Woolf) 1882-1941 novelist and critic lived here 1907-1911

29 Fitzroy Square, Camden, W1, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Here and in neighbouring houses during the first half of the 20th Century there lived several members of the Bloomsbury Group including Virginia Woolf Clive Bell and the Stracheys

Gordon Square, London, United Kingdom where they lived near

Beneath this tree are buried the ashes of Virginia Woolf born January 25 1882 died March 28 1941. "Death is the enemy. Against you I will fling myself unvanquished and unyielding. O Death." The waves broke on the shore

Monk's House, Rodmell, United Kingdom where they lived and was buried (1941)

Virginia Stephen Virginia Woolf 1882-1941 Novelist and Critic born and lived here until 1904

22 Hyde Park Gate, London, United Kingdom where they was

"We've bought a house in Lewes, on the spur of the moment. It's the butt end of an old windmill, so that all the rooms are either completely round or semi circular. Leonard and Virginia Woolf, Bloomsbury writers, purchased this house in June 1919

Pipe Passage, Lewes, United Kingdom where they owned

Bloomsbury Group Members Virgina Woolf Duncan Grant Adrian Stephen Leonard Woolf & John Maynard Kenyes lived in a house on this site 1911-1912 UCL School of Pharmacy

38 Brunswick Square, London, United Kingdom where they was

Virginia Woolf 1882-1941 Leonard Woolf 1880-1969 Writers and Publishers Lived at No. 52 a house on this site 1924-1939

52 Tavistock Square (now Tavistock Hotel), London, United Kingdom where they was

Virginia Woolf 1882-1941 Novelist and Critic wrote in a shed just like this

RHS Chelsea, London, United Kingdom where they was