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Bentley, Edmund Clerihew

Born: 1875 AD
Died: 1956 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Journalist, Novelists, Poets

English novelist and humorist

1875 – Born on the 10th of July in London.


Worked as a journalist on several newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph.


1905 – Published collection of poetry, titled Biography for Beginners, popularized the clerihew form.


1913 – Wrote a novel, Trent’s Last Case.


1936 -He wrote a sequel, Trent’s Own Case.


1956 – Bentley died 30th of March.