For other people named Edwin Abbott, see Edwin Abbott (disambiguation).
Edwin Abbott Abbott
Born 20 December 1838
Died 12 October 1926 (aged 87)
Education City of London School
St John's College, Cambridge
Occupation teacher, author
Known for Flatland
Parent(s) Edwin & Jane Abbott
Edwin Abbott Abbott (20 December 1838 – 12 October 1926) was an English schoolmaster and theologian, best known as the author of the novella Flatland (1884).
Edwin Abbott Abbott was the eldest son of Edwin Abbott (1808–1882), headmaster of the Philological School, Marylebone, and his wife, Jane Abbott (1806–1882). His parents were first cousins.