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Chesterton, Gilbert Keith [G. K. C.]locked

(1874–1936)
  • Bernard Bergonzi

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Chesterton, Gilbert Keith [G. K. C.] (1874–1936), writer, was born on 29 May 1874 at 32 Sheffield Terrace, Campden Hill, London, the elder son of Edward Chesterton (d. 1922), estate agent, and his wife, Marie Louise, née Grosjean (d. 1933). His maternal grandfather's family were of Swiss French origin, though they had been in ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)