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Leslie Stephen

Birthplace: Kensington Gore, London, England
Death: Died in London, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir James Stephen, Kt. and Jane Catherine Stephen
Husband of Julia Prinsep Stephen and Harriett Marian Stephen
Father of Vanessa Bell; Thoby Stephen; Virginia Woolf; Adrian Stephen and Laura Makepeace Stephen
Brother of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, 1st Baronet; Caroline Emelia Stephen and <private> Stephen

Occupation: Historian, mountaineer
Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Sir Leslie Stephen

Sir Leslie Stephen, KCB (28 November 1832 – 22 February 1904) was an English author, critic and mountaineer, and the father of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell.

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Sir Leslie Stephen's Timeline

November 28, 1832
Kensington Gore, London, England
December 7, 1870
Age 38
May 30, 1879
Age 46
London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
August 9, 1880
Age 47
London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
January 25, 1882
Age 49
22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington, London, Middlesex, England
Age 50
February 22, 1904
Age 71
London, Middlesex, England