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Except a living man, there is nothing more wonderful than a book.
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|Birth:||12th June, 1819|
|Death:||23rd January, 1875|
|Profession:||Historian, Novelist, Priest, Professor|
Charles Kingsley was born in Holne, Devon, England. He was a priest of the Church of England, professor, historian and novelist. He educated at Bristol Grammar School and Helston Grammar School before studying at King's College London, and the University of Cambridge. He entered Magdalene College, Cambridge, in 1838, and graduated in 1842. In 1859 he was appointed chaplain to Queen Victoria. In 1860, he was appointed Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge. In 1861 he became a private tutor to the Prince of Wales. Kingsley's interest in history is shown in several of his writings, including The Heroes, a children's book about Greek mythology, and several historical novels, of which the best known are Hypatia, Hereward the Wake and Westward Ho!.
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