Frances Burney born King's Lynn, Norfolk, England June 13, 1752 (d. 1840). British novelist, playwright and diarist; described horrors of Napoleonic Wars.
On seeing Napoleon on parade: "While all the pomp and circumstance of war animated others, it only saddened me." (Diary vol. III, p. 233, 1802; photo todayinliterature.com)