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Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811–1863), novelist

Peter L. Shillingsburg

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195169218
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811–1863), novelist

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Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811–1863), novelist, was born on 18 July 1811 at Calcutta, the only child of Richmond Thackeray (1781–1815), secretary to the board of revenue in the East India Company at Calcutta, and Anne Becher (1792–1864), second daughter of John Harman Becher...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers)

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