Mursaki Shikibu was born in KYOTO, JAPAN in 978 her Fhather told her if she was boy he was going to be so proud but he did not stop her education.
Murasaki's great-grandfather had been a poet, as was her father. She was educaded alongside her brother, and learned to write in Chinese.
She married when she was 25 years old. She had a daughter in 999 and her husband died in 1001. Murasaki had been living quitly until 1004. Her father became the governor of the province of Echizen. Murasaki died in 1025 in KYOTO, JAPAN.
Murasaki she's been writing seens her Husbaand died and lived quitly until 1004.