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us: Stephen, Leslie, 1832-1904

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        Cambridge, England
    • Associated Locale

        London, England
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Trinity Hall (University of Cambridge)
        • Organization: (naf) Church of England
        • Organization: (naf) Alpine Club (London, England)
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        (lcsh) Mountaineering
          (lcsh) Mathematics
            (lcsh) Criticism
              (lcsh) Biography
                (lcsh) Publishers and publishing
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                  (lcsh) College teachers
                    (lcsh) Clergy
                      (lcsh) Mountaineers
                        (lcsh) Critics
                          (lcsh) Essayists
                            (lcsh) Biographers
                              (lcsh) Editors
                          • Sources

                            • found: His The playground of Europe ... 1871.
                            • found: The life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen ... 1895: t.p. (his brother Leslie Stephen)
                            • found: Concise DNB (Stephen, Sir Leslie, 1832-1904)
                            • found: Dictionary of national biography, 1998: t.p. (Sir Leslie Stephen)
                            • found: Oxford DNB online, 11 June 2013 (Sir Leslie Stephen, author, literary critic, and first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography; born 28 November 1832; he was for a decade prominent in the life of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he was ordained a priest (later renounced); aside from his pastoral work, he taught some mathematics, and coached and participated in rowing and athletics; he joined the Alpine Club in 1858, becoming president for three years from 1865, and was soon reckoned to be among the first rank of English alpinists; he left Cambridge in 1864 and moved to London where he began a literary career, leading to his editorship of the Dictionary of National Biography; died 22 February 1904)
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