Alfred John Webb

(1834—1908) Irish nationalist and printer

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(1834–1908), Irish biographer. Born in Dublin to a Quaker family, he was educated there before joining his father's printing firm. In 1878 he issued a Compendium of Irish Biography, giving an alphabetical account of some 350 distinguished Irishmen and women.

From The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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