Clive Staples Lewis
Clive Staples Lewis was born November 29, 1898, in Belfast, Northern Ireland. His parents were Albert James and Flora Augusta Hamilton Lewis. He had one brother name Warren Hamilton Lewis. In 1905 his family moved to the house "Little Lea" on the outskirts of Belfast. On August 23, 1908, C.S Lewis' mother died (his dad's birthday) he and his brother were sent to Wynyard School in England.
In 1911-1913, C.S Lewis was really poor at math. Then his interest increased in Norse Mythology and he lost his Christian faith. He was enlisted in the British Army during World War I. On September 25, 1917, he reached the front of the line in the Somme Valley in France on his 19th birthday. On April 15, 1918, he was wounded during the Battle of Arras on Mount Berechon. From January 1919 he stayed at the University College in Oxford for his studies. There he received First Honor Moderation (Greek and Latin) in 1920 he received First In Greats (Philosophy and Ancient History) and in 1923 he received First in English.
He went back to Christianity when he had talked with J.R.R Tolkien and Hugo Dyson. C.S Lewis did not believe in Jesus Christ until he reached the zoo.
In 1950 he wrote The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. A year later he wrote Prince Caspian. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader was the third book of the Chronicles of Narnia. In 1953 The Silver Chair was published and is the fourth book the series. The Horse and His Boy is the fifth book, The Magician's Nephew is actually the sixth book instead of the first book. The last book is the Last Battle.
Lewis' wife, Joy, was Jewish but converted to Christianity after reading the Chronicles of Narnia books. C.S Lewis died at 5:30 on November 22, 1963, seven days away from his 65th birthday. His books will always be remembered by Christians and non-Christians alike!