Charles Dickens
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Born: February 7, 1812

Died: June 9, 1870 (aged 58)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Novelist, writer

Bio: Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period and the creator of some of the world's most memorable fictional characters. During his lifetime Dickens's works enjoyed unprecedented popularity and fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was fully recognized by critics and scholars.

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