Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and novelist, one of the most recognized of universal literature, and the most outstanding of the Victorian era. He was master of the narrative genre, to which he printed certain doses of humor and irony, while practicing a sharp social criticism.
Date of birth: February 7, 1812, Landport, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Death: June 9, 1870, Gads Hill Place, United Kingdom
Works: History of two cities, The Frozen Deep, Dead end street