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The life of Charles Dickens [timeline]

Charles Dickens is credited with creating some of the world’s best-known fictional characters and is widely regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian age. Even before reading the works of Dickens many people have met him already in some form or another. Today marks the 150th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ death and to commemorate his life we created a short timeline showcasing a selection of events in Dickens’ life.

Feature image: Charles Dickens bust, by Mindspace Studio via Unsplash.

Recent Comments

  1. Ahil Kannan

    Kindly consider altering the following mistake.

    In 1816, the family moved to Chatham, WERE Dickens and his older sister Fanny attended a nearby school.

  2. Cassandra Ammerman

    Thank you for letting us know! The typo has been fixed.

  3. Michael Rodgers

    Timeline sequence. 1 Factory Work 1824 typo: Prions/Prisons 2 Pickwick Papers: why 31 March 1826 date?

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