Charles Lamb
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Born: February 10, 1775

Died: December 27, 1834 (age 59)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Critic

Bio: 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. Lamb has been referred to by E.V. Lucas, his principal biographer, as the most lovable figure in English literature.

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