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Lewis Carroll Born: 01/27/1832
Birth Place: Daresbury, Cheshire, GB
Death Place: Guildford, Surrey, GB
Died: 01/14/1898

Born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson in the English county of Cheshire, Lewis Carroll was brought up in a religious household, one of many children of esteemed Anglican priest Charles Dodgson and his wife, Fanny. Home-schooled during early childhood, Carroll was a voracious reader and excelled in his studies, eventually going on to attend Oxford. Though ordained as an Anglican deacon, he gravitated towards scholarship and eventually found work as a math lecturer at his alma mater, the Oxford college of Christ Church. Prone to various ailments and afflicted with a stammer, he nonetheless became a well-known scholar and ran in artistic social circles, developing friendships with poet and artist Dante...

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