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Charles Lamb

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Born Feb 10, 1775
Died Dec 27, 1834

Charles Lamb was an English essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, which he produced with his sister, Mary Lamb (1764–1847). Lamb has been referred to by E.V. Lucas, his principal biographer, as "the most lovable figure in English literature".… Read More

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1775 Birth Born on February 10, 1775.

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1834 60 Years Old He died of a streptococcal infection, erysipelas, contracted from a minor graze on his face sustained after slipping in the street, on 27 December 1834. … Read More
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