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Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron Lytton (1803–1873)

Author of The Last Days of Pompeii

Includes the names: C.B. Lytton, Lord Lytton, Lord Lytton, E. G. Bulwer, E. L. Bulwer, L. E. Bulwer, Edward Bulwe, Edward Lytton, Bulwer Lytton, Edward Bulwer ... (see complete list), M. E. L. Bulwer, E. Lytton Bulwer, E. Bulwer-Lytton, Edward L. Bulwer, E. Bulwer Lytton, E. Bulwer Lytton, Edward G. Lytton, Edw. Bulwer Lytton, E.G. Bulwer-Lytton, Edwad Bulwer Lytton, E. G. Bulwer Lytton, Edvard Bulver-Liton, Edwar Bulwer Lytton, Edard Bulwer Lytton, Lytton Edward Buwler, E.G.E. Bulwer-Lytton, BULWER LYTTON EDUARD, Eduard Lytton Bulwer, Lyton Edouard Bulwer, Sir E. Bulwer Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Edward Lytton Bulwer, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Edward Bulwer-Lytonn, Lyttton Edward Bulwer, EDWARD BULWARD LYTTON, Edward Earl of Lytton, Edwards Bulwer Lytton, Edvard Dzhordzh Litton, Edward G. Bulwer Lytton, Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton, Lytton Edward Sir Bulwer, SIR EDWARD BULWER LUTTON, Sir Bulwer Lytton Edward, Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Sir Edawrd Bulwer Lytton, Lord Edward Bulwer Lytton, edward bulwer lytton, sir, Lord Lytton Edward Bulwer, Edward Bulwer Lord Lytton, LORD LYTTON BULWER EDWARD, Sir Edwards Bulwer Lytton, Lord The Right Hon. Lytton, Baron Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Bulwer-Lytton Edward G. E., Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron, The Right Hon. Lord Lytton, Edward-George BULWER-LYTTON, Edward George Lytton Bulwer, Edward George Bulwer Lytton, Edward-George Bulwer-Lytton, Edward George Lytton Bulwer, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, Edward G. E. Bulwer - Lytton, Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton Bart, Sir Edward G. E. Bulwer-Lyton, Bart. Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Sir Edward G.E. Bulweer-Lytton, Lytton-Bulwer E. G. Edward Sir, Sir Edward G. E. Bulwer Lytton, Bart. Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Lord Edward George Bulwer-Lyton, Sir Edward (Lord Lytton) Bulwer, Sir Edward George Bulwer Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton Lord Lytton, Lord Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, Edward George E.L. Bulwer- Lytton, Edward Bulwer (Lord Lytton) Lyton, Baron Lytton Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton, Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton, Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton, Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Lytton Lytton, Baron Edward Bulwer, Edward Bulwar (Lord Lytton) Lytton, Edward Bulwer Right Hon Lord Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton 180, Lord] Edward Lord [Bulwer-Lytton Lytton, Barón Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton, Bulwer-Lytton Edward George Earle Lytton, 1st baron. Edward George E.L. Bulwer- Lytton, Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton 1st Baron, Эдуард Джордж Булвер-Литтон

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Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Lord of Lytton, was born on May 25, 1803 in London, England. He entered Trinity College, Cambridge in 1822, won the Chancellor's Gold Medal for English verse in 1825, and received a B.A. degree the following year. He was a novelist, poet, playwright, and politician. He coined the phrases the "pursuit of the almighty dollar", "the pen is mightier than the sword", and the opening line "It was a dark and stormy night". He wrote in a variety of genres, including historical fiction, mystery, romance, the occult, and science fiction. His works included Falkland, Pelham, Eugene Aram, The Last Days of Pompei, Ernest Maltravers, Zanoni, The Last of the Barons, The Caxtons, and A Strange Story. He also published several volumes of poetry including Ismael and The New Timon. His best known play was The Lady of Lyons. He served as the Secretary of State for the Colonies in from 1858 to 1859 and played a large part in the organization of the new colony of British Columbia. He became Baron Lytton of Knebworth in July 1866 and thereafter took his place in the House of Peers. He died on May 23, 1873, just short of his 70th birthday. The cause of death was not clear but it was thought that an infection he had in his ear had affected his brain. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Last Days of Pompeii… (more)
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Please do not combine with Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, Earl of Lytton, aka Owen Meredith, 1831-1891, who is the son of this author.

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Edward Bulwer changed his surname to Bulwer-Lytton in 1844 at the request of his mother, and was created first Baron Lytton in 1866. He was a popular writer who coined several phrases that would go on to become clichés, including the opening line to his 1830 novel Paul Clifford, "It was a dark and stormy night." His name lives on in the annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, in which the contestants craft bad openings for imaginary novels.
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Please do not combine with Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, Earl of Lytton, aka Owen Meredith, 1831-1891, who is the son of this author.

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