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Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881)

Carlyle, Thomas. A Scotch biographer, historian, and miscellaneous writer; born at Ecclefechan, Dec. 4, 1795; died in London, Feb. 4, 1881. His works, as published, are: ‘Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship,’ a translation (1824); ‘Legendre’s Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry,’ a translation (1824); ‘Life of Schiller’ (1825); ‘German Romance,’ translations from Tieck, Musäus, Richter, etc. (1827); ‘Sartor Resartus’ (first edition in book form, Boston, 1835; second, London, 1838); ‘The French Revolution’ (1837); ‘Chartism’ (1839); ‘Heroes, Hero Worship, and the Heroic in History’ (1841); ‘Past and Present’ (1843); ‘Life and Letters of Oliver Cromwell’ (1845); ‘Latter-Day Pamphlets’ (1850); ‘Life of Sterling’ (1851); ‘Friedrich II.’ (1858–65); ‘Inaugural Address at Edinburgh’ (1866); ‘Reminiscences of my Irish Journey in 1849’ (1882); ‘Last Words of Thomas Carlyle’ (1882). He wrote also innumerable magazine articles, still uncollected. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).