Lytton Strachey
(1880-1932)

Died aged c. 52

Giles Lytton Strachey (/ˈdʒaɪlz ˈlɪtən ˈstreɪtʃi/; 1 March 1880 – 21 January 1932) was an English writer and critic. A founding member of the Bloomsbury Group and author of Eminent Victorians, he is best known for establishing a new form of biography in which psychological insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence and wit. His biography Queen Victoria (1921) was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.

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biographer of Victoria , biographer of Henry Edward Manning , biographer of Florence Nightingale , biographer of Charles George Gordon , biographer of Thomas Arnold and member of Bloomsbury Group

Commemorated on 4 plaques

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Lytton Strachey 1880-1932 critic and biographer lived here

51 Gordon Square, Camden, WC1, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Here and in neighbouring houses during the first half of the 20th Century there lived several members of the Bloomsbury Group including Virginia Woolf Clive Bell and the Stracheys

Gordon Square, London, United Kingdom where they lived near

1880-1932 Lytton Strachey Biographer, historian & member of the Bloomsbury Group lived here

80 Rodney Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom where they lived

Lytton Strachey Critic & Biographer 1880-1932 Love Lived Here

51 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London, United Kingdom where they lived