Charles Kingsley

Charles Kingsley

June 12, 1819 – January 23, 1875

the British yacht designer Charles Kingsley (yacht designer) the English tennis player Charles Kingsley (tennis) Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875) was a broad church priest of the Church of England, a university professor, social reformer, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with Christian socialism, the working men's college, and forming labour cooperatives that failed but led to the working reforms of the progressive era. He was a friend and correspondent with Charles Darwin. He was also the uncle of female explorer Mary Kingsley.