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Charles Dodgson used the pseudonym or pen name Lewis Carroll when he started writing books for children and composing poems for them. Image source: www.bl.uk 

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Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll told a story of a girl named Alice to the three daughters of his friend Dean Liddell when on a boat trip down the Thames. The story which became Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was first published in 1865. Image source: www.hamburger-kunsthalle.de

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Lewis Carroll

Carroll went on to write another book on Alice called Alice Through the Looking Glass which was also published in 1865. Image source: www.poetryfoundation.org

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Lewis Carroll

While working for the Oxford University, Carroll did some pioneering work in Mathematics. He invented the Carroll Diagram (also known as the Lewis Carroll Square). This method for grouping data is still taught in Maths lessons today. Image source: www.smithsonianmag.com

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has been translated into more than 70 languages. Carroll wrote about 11 books on Mathematics and 12 works of literary fiction. Image source: www.biography.com

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