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Alex contains articles about 5845 authors. 949 of these are translated into English. has been a main database resource in Swedish schools and libraries for 20 years.




Alex Dictionary of Authors

The Alex Dictionary of Authors contains information about fiction authors from around the world

The dictionary contains all kinds of fiction authors, including classical writers, Nobel Prize winners, contemporary popular writers, children's book writers etc.


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Allen, Grant
1848 - 1899

Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen was a British philosopher, natural scientist and journalist. His support for evolutionary theory, socialism, agnosticism and the emancipation of women made him a controversial figure in late 19th century Britain. Not only did he write a large number of scientific...

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