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About G. K. Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton was a writer, lay theologian, philosopher and literary critic. He was famous for his works on apologetics and for the creation of priest-detective Father Brown, a fictional character which made appearances in 53 short stories. His notable works include “The Man Who Was Thursday”, “The Everlasting Man” and “Orthodoxy”.
Edward Chesterton and Marie Louise Grosjean are his parents. From 1901 until his death, he was married to song and school drama author Frances Blogg. They never had children.
He has also been cited by Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, sculptor Eric Gill and writer C.S. Lewis as an influence.
He died on 14 June 1936 of congestive heart failure.
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G. K. Chesterton's Popularity
G. K. Chesterton was a famous English novelist, who was born on May 29, 1874. As a person born on this date, G. K. Chesterton is listed in our database as the 36th most popular celebrity for the day (May 29) and the 8th most popular for the year (1874).
People born on May 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. G. K. Chesterton is the 876th most popular Gemini.
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