Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875) was a broad church priest of the Church of England, a university professor, social reformer, historian, novelist and poet. He is particularly associated with Christian socialism, the working men's college, and forming labour cooperatives, which failed, but encouraged later working reforms. He was a friend and correspondent of Charles Darwin.
|Born||12 June 1819|
Holne, Devon, England
|Died||23 January 1875 55) (aged|
Eversley, Hampshire, England
|Occupation||Clergyman, historian, novelist|
|Literary movement||Christian socialism|
|Spouse||Frances Eliza Grenfell|