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Sir Leslie Stephen

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Sir Leslie Stephen

Person  Male  Born 28/11/1832  Died 22/2/1904

Categories: Literature, Sport / Games

Countries: Switzerland

Scholar, writer and mountaineer. Born in Kensington Gore, (now 42 Hyde Park Gate). Father of Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf. He became an Anglican clergyman but later renounced his religious beliefs. From 1885 to 1891, he was the first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography. A keen mountaineer, he climbed many of the peaks in the Swiss alps. Died at 22 Hyde Park Gate.

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London County Council Sir Leslie Stephen, 1832-1904, scholar and writer lived...

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