in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Biographical Studies. 2142 words.
Smiles, Samuel (1812–1904), biographer and didact, born in a house on the High Street, Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland, on 23 December 1812, was one of eleven children of Samuel Smiles,...