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  • Christopher Edward Clive Hussey (1899 - 1970)
    Christopher Hussey 1899-1970 Grew up at Scotney, Lamberhurst, Kent Writer and Campaigner - Architectural Historian. Published his first article in Country Life in 1917 whilst still at schoo...
  • John Bathurst Deane (1797 - 1887)
  • Robert Wyndham Ketton-Cremer, FSA FRSL FBA (1906 - 1969)
    GRO Births Index CREMER, ROBERT WYNDHAM BAYLY GRO Reference: 1906 J Quarter in PLYMPTON ST MARY Volume 05B Page 175 Robert Wyndham Cremer was born in Plympton, Devon, on 2 May 1906 to Wynd...
  • Artemis Cooper (1953 - d.)
    Artemis Cooper.png Artemis Cooper FRSL (born 22 April 1953) is a British writer, primarily of biographies. Family life Born Hon. Alice Clare Antonia Opportune Cooper, she is the only daughter of ...
  • Ethel M. Wood (1876 - 1970)
    Ethel Mary Hogg (1876–1970), married Herbert Frederick Wood. She wrote a biography of her father, Quintin Hogg, as Ethel M. Wood.

Biographers

A biographer is someone who writes, composes or produces a biography.

A biography is an account of a person's life written, composed or produced by another person.

Someone who writes their own biography is an autobiographer.

Plutarch of ancient Greece was one of the earliest biographers and his work ‘Parallel Lives’, one of the earliest known biographies.

Biograper - Study.com

Biographers use research and journalistic skills to gather information on people of interest and translate it into an intriguing work of creative nonfiction. They gather information about their subjects from primary and secondary sources in order to accurately represent the individuals. The majority of writers [ ?biographers] are self-employed and work from home, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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