35th year  -  N° 95                 Saturday, 4 April 2020         Antwerpen		
One's Young Life is Like a Flower in Bloom
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Thursday 9th of June 1870

150 years ago He Was on the Ground

Writer and social critic Charles John Huffam Dickens aka Boz dies of a heart attack at the age of 58 in Gads Hill Place, Higham, Kent, United Kingdom.

Dickens' last words were: "On the ground" in response to his sister-in-law Georgina's request that he lie down.