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Rich as we are in biography, a well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one; and there are certainly many more men whose history deserves to be recorded than persons willing and able to record it.  - Thomas Carlyle
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Thomas Carlyle
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Born: December 4, 1795

Died: February 5, 1881 (aged 85)

Nationality: Scottish

Occupation: Philosopher, essayist, satirist, historian

Bio: Thomas Carlyle was a Scottish satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher during the Victorian era. He called economics the dismal science, wrote articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia, and became a controversial social commentator.

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