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Chesterton, Gilbert Keith [G. K. C.] (1874–1936), writer

Bernard Bergonzi

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Chesterton, Gilbert Keith [G. K. C.] (1874–1936), writer, was born on 29 May 1874 at 32 Sheffield Terrace, Campden Hill, London, the elder son of Edward Chesterton (d. 1922), estate agent, and his wife, Marie Louise, née Grosjean (d. 1933). His maternal grandfather's family were of Swiss French origin, though they had been in ...

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