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Charles Henry Pearson
Birth: Sep. 7, 1830
London, England
Death: May 29, 1894
London, England

Author, Educator, Politician. He was educated at Rugby School, King's College, London and Oriel College Oxford. He was soon forced to abandon his medical career due to ill health, and in 1855 became professor of modern history at King's College. He travelled widely, publishing an account of his journeys to Russia in 1859 under the title "Russia, by a recent traveller". He was in Poland during the insurrection of 1863, and wrote an account of his experiences in the "Spectator". He also contributed regularly to the "Saturday Review" and was editor of the "National Review". He was the author of several historical works, including "History of England During the Early and Middle Ages" (1868) and "Maps of England in the First Thirteen Centuries" (1870). When his eyesight began to fail in 1871 he immigrated to Australia where he was then made headmaster of the Presbyterian College, and was a pioneer of higher education in Victoria. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1878, serving as minister without portfolio and later minister of education. While holding this office he reformed state education in Victoria. He returned to England in 1892, where he published his best known work, "National Life and Character". His autobiography was published posthumously in 1900. (bio by: js) 
 
Burial:
Brompton Cemetery
West Brompton
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Greater London, England
 
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Record added: Apr 30, 2009
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