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The Dictionary of national biography

The Dictionary of national biography

founded in 1882 by George Smith : [Second] Supplement January 1901 - December 1911

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Sir Sidney Lee
    ContributionsLee, Sidney, Sir, 1859-1926
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 644, 669, 739 p. ;
    Number of Pages739
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17565033M
    ISBN 100198652011

    It also contains The Concise Dictionary, which is a summary guide and index to the rest of the series, as well as the Supplement, which deals with people who died too late to be included in the earlier volumes. The first volume of the Dictionary of National Biography appeared on 1 January John Charles from Swansea was the finest footballer raised in Wales in the twentieth century, and the first Welshman to win fame in the international arena, starring as centre forward for the Italian club Juventus for five years and for Wales between and

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Item # DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY. Edited by Leslie Stephen and Sidney Lee. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., v.d. First edition. In 72 volumes, together with 1.

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