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December 22 in freethought history…

December 22, 1880 – Writer and translator George Eliot dies in London, aged 61. Her novels (published under a male pen name to ensure her works were taken seriously) included The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner and Middlemarch. She was also well-known for her irreligion … Continue reading

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November 22 in freethought history…

November 22, 1819 – Writer and translator George Eliot is born Mary Ann Evans in Nuneaton, England. Her novels (published under a male pen name to ensure her works were taken seriously) included The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner … Continue reading

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