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Walter Bagehot
Source/Notes:
Selected essays of Walter Bagehot (1927 edition)
Walter Bagehot
Source/Notes:
Literary studies, ed. by R.H. Hutton (1884 edition)


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Born: February 3, 1826

Died: March 24, 1877 (aged 51)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Author, businessman, essayist, journalist

Bio: Walter Bagehot was a British businessman, essayist, and journalist who wrote extensively about literature, government, and economic affairs.

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