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Charles Dickens (1812–1870)

Charles Dickens' father was a clerk at the Naval Pay Office, and because of this the family had to move from place to place: Plymouth, London, Chatham. It was a large family and despite hard work, his father couldn't earn enough money. In 1823 he was arrested for debt and Charles had to start working in a factory, labeling bottles for six ... See full bio »

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Wrote Parliamentary sketches under the pen-name 'Boz' See more »

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3 Biographical Movies | 17 Print Biographies | 17 Portrayals | 8 Articles | See more »

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Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol

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Personal Quote:

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which of all men have some. See more »


His wish was to be buried in the English county of Kent but public demand led to his final resting place being in Westminster Abbey, London, England. See more »

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