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William Gilbert
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Born in Bishopstoke, Hampshire
Born on 20th of May 1804
Died on 3rd of January 1890

Born 1804. Died 1890 - English novelist.

Studied surgery before turning to literature. His works include King Georgeís Middy (1869), several novels and a biography Lucrezia Borgia.

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