For other people named Charles Dodgson, see Charles Dodgson (disambiguation).
Lewis Carroll, 1855
|Born||Charles Lutwidge Dodgson|
27 January 1832
Daresbury, Cheshire, England
|Died||14 January 1898 (aged 65)|
Guildford, Surrey, England
|Occupation||Writer, mathematician, Anglicancleric, photographer, artist|
|Genre||Children's literature, fantasy literature, mathematical logic,poetry, literary nonsense, linear algebra, voting theory|
|Notable works||Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,|
Through the Looking-Glass,
The Hunting of the Snark,
Curiosa Mathematica, Part I: A New Theory of Parallels,
Curiosa Mathematica, Part II: Pillow Problems,
"The Principles of Parliamentary Representation"
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (/ /; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll (//), was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglicandeacon, and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, which includes the poem Jabberwocky, and the poem The Hunting of the Snark, all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy. There are societies in many parts of the world dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the