William Makepeace Thackeray

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Milestones

18 July 1811
Future novelist WMT was born (two months premature) in Calcutta, India, his parents' only child.
Monsarrat, Ann. An Uneasy Victorian. Cassell, 1980.
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23 December 1863
WMT died during the night, from a stroke which he suffered while preparing for bed. Although his health had been deteriorating his death was unexpected.
Monsarrat, Ann. An Uneasy Victorian. Cassell, 1980.
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Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Biography

Early Life, Education, and a Misspent Youth

18 July 1811
Future novelist WMT was born (two months premature) in Calcutta, India, his parents' only child.
Monsarrat, Ann. An Uneasy Victorian. Cassell, 1980.
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