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Stephen, Leslie, Sir, 1832-1904
Concise DNB (Stephen, Sir Leslie, 1832-1904)
Dictionary of national biography, 1998 t.p. (Sir Leslie Stephen)
His The playground of Europe ... 1871.
Oxford DNB online, 11 June 2013 (Sir Leslie Stephen, author, literary critic, and first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography; born 28 November 1832; he was for a decade prominent in the life of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he was ordained a priest (later renounced); aside from his pastoral work, he taught some mathematics, and coached and participated in rowing and athletics; he joined the Alpine Club in 1858, becoming president for three years from 1865, and was soon reckoned to be among the first rank of English alpinists; he left Cambridge in 1864 and moved to London where he began a literary career, leading to his editorship of the Dictionary of National Biography; died 22 February 1904)
The life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen ... 1895 t.p. (his brother Leslie Stephen)