Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, aka Lewis Carroll

January 26, 1832 to January 13, 1898

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, was an author, mathematician, and photographer.

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, was an author, mathematician, and photographer.

His most famous stories were Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, but he also wrote several other stories and poems that fall into the category of literary nonsense. Perhaps the best known of these is the poem “Jabberwocky”. Dodgson was also an accomplished mathematician who lectured at Christ Church, Oxford and wrote several books on geometry, algebra, and logic.