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 Thomas De Quincey

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Thomas De Quincey

Birth
Manchester, Metropolitan Borough of Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Death 8 Dec 1859 (aged 74)
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Burial Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Memorial ID 10298926 View Source
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Author. English critic and essayist. He is best known for his book "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater". He also wrote "Murder Considered as one of Fine Arts" and "On the Knocking at the Gate in Macbeth".

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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Sacred to the memory of
THOMAS DEQUINCEY
who was born at Greenhay near Manchester
August 15th 1785 and died in Edinburgh December 8th 1859.
And of MARGARET his wife who died August 7th 1837.


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