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Deutscher, Isaac (1907–1967), biographer and historian  

John McIlroy

Deutscher, Isaac (1907–1967), biographer and historian, was born in Chrzanow, near Cracow, Galicia, in Austro-Hungarian Poland on 3 April 1907, the eldest among the three children of Jacob Kopel Deutscher, who owned his own printing business, and his second wife, Gustawa, née Jolles...

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Hogg, Thomas Jefferson (1792–1862), biographer of Percy Bysshe Shelley  

Carol L. Thoma

Hogg, Thomas Jefferson (1792–1862), biographer of Percy Bysshe Shelley, was born on 24 May 1792 at Norton near Stockton-on-Tees, co. Durham, the eldest of six children of John Hogg (1761–1823), a non-practising barrister and country gentleman, and his wife, Prudentia (c.1767–1838)...

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Hogg, Thomas Jefferson (1792–1862)  

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Thomas Jefferson Hogg (1792–1862) by R. Easton, 1857 © Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

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Lane, Margaret Winifred [married names Margaret Winifred Wallace; Margaret Winifred Hastings, countess of Huntingdon] (1907–1994), novelist and biographer  

Selina Hastings

Lane, Margaret Winifred [married names Margaret Winifred Wallace; Margaret Winifred Hastings, countess of Huntingdon] (1907–1994), novelist and biographer, was born on 23 June 1907 at 5 Abington Road, Sale, Cheshire, the only child of Harry George Lane (1881–1957), newspaper editor, and Edith Webb (1884–...

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Nokes, David Leonard (1948–2009), biographer and literary scholar  

Pat Rogers

Nokes, David Leonard (1948–2009), biographer and literary scholar, was born in Paddington Hospital, London, on 11 March 1948, the son of Anthony John Nokes (1922–1999), a clerical officer in the Central Office of Information, and his wife, Ethel Murray, née Smith (1919–1996). At the time of his birth registration his parents lived at ...

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Pearson, (Edward) Hesketh Gibbons (1887–1964), actor and biographer  

Michael Holroyd

Pearson, (Edward) Hesketh Gibbons (1887–1964), actor and biographer, was born on 20 February 1887 in Hawford, Worcestershire, the second of the two sons and four children of Thomas Henry Gibbons Pearson (1853–1942), gentleman farmer, churchwarden, and amateur sportsman, and his second wife, Amy Mary Constance (1855–1934)...

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Rae, John Malcolm (1931–2006), headmaster and author  

D. R. Thorpe

Rae, John Malcolm (1931–2006), headmaster and author, was born at 2 Rutford Road, Streatham, London, on 20 March 1931, the son of (Lawrence) John Rae, radiologist, and his wife, (Annie) Blodwen, née Williams. He was educated at Bishop's Stortford College and, after national service as a second lieutenant in the ...

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Rae, John Malcolm (1931–2006)  

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John Malcolm Rae (1931–2006) by Bassano, 1973 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Rossetti, (Emma) Lucy Madox Brown (1843–1894), painter and biographer  

Angela Thirlwell

Rossetti, (Emma) Lucy Madox Brown (1843–1894), painter and biographer, was born on 19 July 1843 in Paris, only daughter of Ford Madox Brown (1821–1893), the painter, and his first wife and cousin, Elisabeth Bromley (1818/19–1846). After her mother died of tuberculosis in June 1846, her father brought ...

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Woodcock, George (1912–1995), writer and journal editor  

Nicolas Walter

Woodcock, George (1912–1995), writer and journal editor, was born at Grace Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, on 8 May 1912, the only child of (Samuel) Arthur Woodcock (d. 1926), railway clerk, and his wife, Margaret Gertrude, née Lewis (d. 1940). His parents had moved to ...