Liddell, Henry George

Liddell, Henry George

(lĭd`əl), 1811–98, English classical scholar. He was headmaster (1846–55) of Westminster School and dean (1855–91) of Christ Church, Oxford. Liddell is famous for his compilation of the Greek-English Lexicon (with Robert Scott, 1843). It was his daughter, Alice Liddell (d. 1934), for whom Lewis Carroll wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
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