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Writer and politician Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Lord of Lytton, was one of the most popular novelists of 19th century England. He was born on May 25, 1803. Bulwer-Lytton was friends with the likes of Charles Dickens and Benjamin Disraeli and served as the Secretary of State for the Colonies in 1858 and 1859.