Roald Dahl Created ‘Willy Wonka’

on May 8, 2005

After author Roald Dahl created Willy Wonka, a chocolate-factory owner in his 1964 book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, a real Will Wonka contacted him. A postman in Blue Hill (pop. 867), Wonka often handed out chocolate to children along his route.

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