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Charles Dickens
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Sex:M
Age:58
Birth Date:February 7, 1812
Astrology Sign:Aquarius
Chinese Sign: -
Birth Name:Charles John Huffam Dickens
Birth Place:Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Died Date:June 9, 1870
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Occupation:Victorian novelist, Great Expectations, A Christmas Carol

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CHARLES DICKENS
Charles Dickens

Biography:Charles Dickens (February 7, 1812 - June 9, 1870), pen-name "Boz", was an English novelist. At the beginning of his career, Dickens was not viewed as the literary monolith we know him as today, but rather as a popular entertainer of fecund imagination and comic genius.

Later critics, beginning with George Gissing and G.K. Chesterton, championed his mastery of prose, his endless invention of memorable characters and his powerful social sensibilities, despite continued criticism from his more rarefied readers, like George Henry Lewes, Henry James, and Virginia Woolf.

The popularity of his novels and short stories during his lifetime and to the present is demonstrated by the fact that none have ever gone out of print. Dickens played a major role in popularising the serialised novel. He is remembered by many as the greatest writer of his time. He is frequently referred to by his last name only, even on first reference.

Achievements: (Filmography)
Oliver Twist (2005)
Oliver and Company (1988)
Scrooged (1988)
Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)
Scrooge (1970 film) (1970)
Oliver! (1969)
Great Expectations (1946)
A Christmas Carol (1938)
A Tale of Two Cities (1936)

 (Books)
Great Expectations (1861)
A Tale of Two Cities (1859)
Little Dorrit (1855)
David Copperfield (1849)
A Christmas Carol (1843)
The Old Curiosity Shop (1841)
Nicholas Nickleby (1839)
Oliver Twist (1839)


Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Charles Dickens's Personality Tarot Card The World - Personality Card

Birthday: February 7, 1812

The realization of a prize or goal; success, triumph, achievement.

Charles Dickens's Character Tarot Card The Empress - Character Card

Birthday: February 7, 1812

Abundance, fruitfulness and fertility; perhaps marriage or children.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Charles Dickens's Growth Tarot Card Death

Birthday: February 7, 2011

Changes: the end of the old and the birth of the new.

 

 

 

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