Lewis Carroll is the pseudonym Charles Lutwidge Dogson used tu write his novels. He was born on January 27, 1832 in Daresbury. Dodgson was shy but enjoyed creating stories for children.

He was the eldest boy in a family of 11 children, his childhood was intensely happy.

He was a photographer and wrote essays, political pamphlets and poetry.

The relationships he had with young people inspired his best-known writings. Carroll loved to entertain children, and it was Alice Liddell, who inspired “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”. During an afternoon picnic with Alice and her two sisters, Carroll told the first repetition of the novel.

The book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was released published in 1865. It gained popularity, and as a result, Carroll wrote the sequel: Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There .

Alice had become the most popular children's book in England, and one of the most popular in the world.

Carroll also created a number of fine photographs. His notable portraits include those of the actress Ellen Terry and the poet Alfred Tennyson.

Shortly before his 66th birthday, Lewis Carroll caught a severe case of influenza, which led to pneumonia. He died on January 14, 1898, leaving an enigma behind him.

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