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Louis, Alfred Hyman (1829-1915), scholar and visionary vagrant

Albert R. Vogeler

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/38878

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Louis, Alfred Hyman (1829-1915), scholar and visionary vagrant, was born in 1829 in Birmingham, the eldest son of Hyman Tobias (or Tobar) Louis, a well-to-do merchant, and his wife, Maria. At fifteen he entered King Edward's School, Birmingham, where he began long friendships with Edward White Benson, later archbishop of ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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