Author

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Charles Kingsley

English clergyman, historian and novelist

1819   -   1875

country of citizenship: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
native language: English
educated at: King's College London, Magdalene College, Bristol Grammar School
occupation: cleric, historian, writer, novelist, university teacher, children's writer

Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875) was a broad church priest of the Church of England, a university professor, social reformer, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with Christian socialism, the working men's college, and forming labour cooperatives that failed but led to the working reforms of the progressive era. He was a friend and correspondent with Charles Darwin. He was also the uncle of traveller and scientist Mary Kingsley.
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works

7

Alton Locke

novel by Charles Kingsley

author: Charles Kingsley

Hereward the Wake

book by Charles Kingsley

author: Charles Kingsley

1866

Westward Ho!

book by Charles Kingsley

author: Charles Kingsley

1855

Hypatia

1853 novel by the English writer Charles Kingsley

author: Charles Kingsley

1853

The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby

children's novel by the Reverend Charles Kingsley

author: Charles Kingsley

1863

Yeast

book by Charles Kingsley

author: Charles Kingsley

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