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When was Charles Dickens's birth and death?

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November 26, 2008 4:04PM

Charles John Huffam Dickens was born on 7 February 1812 in Portsmouth, England, to John and Elizabeth Dickens. He was the second of eight children. He died of what was probably a stroke on 9 June 1870 at the age of 58 at his home, Gad's Hill Place, Higham, Kent, England.