Edith Nesbit (1858 - 1924)

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Birthplace: 38 Lower Kennington Lane, Kennington, Surrey, Greater London, UK
Death: Died in Romney Marsh, UK
Managed by: Terry Jackson (Switzer)
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About Edith Nesbit


Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland; 15 August 1858 – 4 May 1924) was an English author and poet; she published her books for children under the name of E. Nesbit.

She wrote or collaborated on over 60 books of fiction for children, several of which have been adapted for film and television. She was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, a socialist organisation later connected to the Labour Party.

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Edith Nesbit's Timeline

August 15, 1858
Kennington, Surrey, Greater London, UK
Age 22
May 4, 1924
Age 65
Romney Marsh, UK