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G. K. Chesterton

G. K. ChestertonAKA Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Born: 29-May-1874
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 14-Jun-1936
Location of death: Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Roman Catholic Cemetery, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Critic

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Man Who Was Thursday

Father: Edward Chesterton
Mother: Marie-Louise Grosjean
Brother: Cecil Chesterton (d. 1918)
Sister: Beatrice Chesterton (d.)
Wife: Frances Blogg (m. 1901, until his death)

    High School: St. Paul's School, London
    High School: Slade School of Art
    University: University College London (dropped out 1895)

    Nervous Breakdown 1914
    Converted to Catholicism 1922
    French Ancestry Maternal
    Scottish Ancestry Maternal
    Risk Factors: Obesity, Depression

Author of books:
The Defendant (1901)
Twelve Types (1902)
Robert Browning (1903)
The Napoleon of Notting Hill (1904, novel)
The Club of Queer Trades (1905, short stories)
Heretics (1905)
Charles Dickens (1906)
The Man Who Was Thursday (1908, novel)
George Bernard Shaw (1909)
Orthodoxy (1909)
What's Wrong with the World (1910)
William Blake (1910)
Father Brown: The Innocence of Father Brown (1911, novel)
Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens (1911)
The Victorian Age in Literature (1913)
The Wisdom of Father Brown (1914, novel)
St. Francis of Assisi (1923)
William Cobbett (1925)
The Everlasting Man (1925)
The Incredulity of Father Brown (1926, novel)
The Catholic Church and Conversion (1926)
The Secret of Father Brown (1927, novel)
Robert Louis Stevenson (1927, biography)
St. Thomas Aquinas (1933, biography)
Collected Poems (1933, poetry)
Avowals and Denials (1934)
The Scandal of Father Brown (1935, novel)
Autobiography (1936, memoir)



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