NAME: Charles Dickens OCCUPATION: Author BIRTH DATE: February 07, 1812 DEATH DATE: June 09, 1870 PLACE OF BIRTH: Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom PLACE OF DEATH: Higham, Kent, United Kingdom less about Charles BEST KNOWN FOR Charles Dickens was the well-loved and prolific British author of numerous works that are now considered classics.
Cheddar Gorge in Somerset, England. In 1903 the remains of a human male, since named Cheddar Man were found a short distance inside Gough's cave, he is Britain's oldest complete human skeleton having been dated to approx. 7150 BCE. Mitochondrial DNA taken from the skeleton has been found to match that of Adrian Targett, a man living in the area today indicating that Cheddar Man is a very distant ancestor, amazing!