Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope (/ˈtrɒləp/; 24 April 1815 – 6 December 1882)[1] was an English novelist and civil servant of the Victorian era. Among his best-known works is a series of novels collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, which revolves around the imaginary county of Barsetshire. He also wrote novels on political, social, and gender issues, and other topical matters.[2]

Anthony Trollope
Portrait of Anthony Trollope, by Napoleon Sarony
Born(1815-04-24)24 April 1815
Died6 December 1882(1882-12-06) (aged 67)
Marylebone, London, England
OccupationNovelist; civil servant (Post Office)
Spouse(s)Rose Heseltine (1821–1917)
RelativesThomas Anthony Trollope (father)
Frances Milton Trollope (mother)
Thomas Adolphus Trollope (brother)
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Trollope's literary reputation dipped somewhat during the last years of his life,[3] but he had regained the esteem of critics by the mid-20th century.