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Lewis Carroll
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Born in Daresbury, Cheshire
Born on 27th of January 1832
Died in Guildford, Surrey
Died on 14th of January 1898

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Born 1832 Daresbury, Cheshire. Died 1898 Guildford . Children's writer and mathematician


Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by his pen name, was also a gifted mathmetician, logician, anglican clergyman and photographer. Studied at Oxford and won the Christ Church Mathematical Lectureship, and despite his boredom remained at Christ Church until his death. His most famous works are Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and the sequel Through the Looking Glass (1872). A family friend Alice Liddell is widely reputed to be the inspiration behind his own Alice. He also wrote poetry, his most famous being The Hunting of The Snark (1876).

Memorial windows to Lewis Carroll depicting characters from Alice in Wonderland at All Saints Church in Daresbury.

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ttp://www.lewiscarroll.org Offical Lewis Carroll web site

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