Henry Fielding

Data di nascita: 22 Aprile 1707
Data di morte: 8 Ottobre 1754
In: Lisbon, Portogallo


He was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich, earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the picaresque novel Tom Jones.
Additionally, he holds a significant place in the history of law enforcement, having used his authority as a magistrate to found (with his half-brother John) what some have called London's first police force, the Bow Street Runners.
His younger sister, Sarah, also became a successful writer.

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