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Dickens Commemoration at Westminster Abbey

The Great Victorian Novelist Was Honored On His 200th Birthday

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The 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens was commemorated at his grave.
Commemorating Charles Dickens at his grave

Commemorating Charles Dickens at his grave at Westminster Abbey

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On the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens, on February 7, 2012, dignitaries and members of the Dickens family gathered at his grave to pay tribute to the great Victorian novelist.

Gathered at Dicken's grave, in the Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey in London, were Prince Charles, his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, and descendants of Dickens. The actor Ralph Fiennes read an excerpt from Bleak House.

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