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Thackeray, William Makepeacelocked

(1811–1863)
  • Peter L. Shillingsburg

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Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811–1863), novelist, was born on 18 July 1811 at Calcutta, the only child of Richmond Thackeray (1781–1815), secretary to the board of revenue in the East India Company at Calcutta, and Anne Becher (1792–1864), second daughter of John Harman Becher...

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