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Samuel Smiles (1812-1904) Scottish author and campaigner for political reform, born at Haddington. He studied medicine at Edinburgh university. Editor of the 'Leeds Times' (1838-1845). Author of 'Self Help' (1859) and of biographies, particularly of engineers. Cartoon by Edward Linley Sambourne in the Punch's Fancy Portraits series from 'Punch' (London, 21 July 1883).

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Samuel Smiles (1812-1904) Scottish author and campaigner for political reform, born at Haddington.  He studied medicine at Edinburgh university.  Editor of the 'Leeds Times' (1838-1845). Author of 'Self Help' (1859) and of biographies, particularly of engineers. Cartoon by Edward Linley Sambourne in the Punch's Fancy Portraits series from 'Punch' (London, 21 July 1883).