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- February 7, 1812
- June 9, 1870
- 7 Feb 1812
Birth of Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens living and working in London
Drawn to the theater, a young Charles Dickens nearly becomes a professional actor. Later in life, he will satisfy his passion for performing with hundreds of animated public readings of his own books.
Charles Dickens is working as a journalist for the Liberal Benthamite Morning Chronicle, an experience that greatly affects his political outlook.
The Pickwick Papers
Charles Dickens writes two plays and a pamphlet arguing that the poor should be allowed to enjoy the Sabbath.
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens publishes Nicholas Nickleby in 20 serial installments.
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens
- 9 Jun 1870
Death of Charles Dickens in Kent, England