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The Ghost of Christmas Past is a fictional character from the book A Christmas Carol.


The Ghost of Christmas Past is a major character of Charles Dickens's famous novella A Christmas Carol, an incarnation of the nostalgia of past Christmases who shows Ebenezer Scrooge scenes of his past in a joint effort with the Ghosts of Christmas Present and Future to make him realize the error of his ways. The Ghost of Christmas Past has been impersonated, and portrayed on-stage; by many people, including Jiminy Cricket. His appearance from one portrayal to another varies greatly, though a diminutive size is a constant.

Behind the scenes

Dickens's character of the Ghost of Christmas Past has been referenced as existing as an in-universe fictional character from the 1960 Donald Duck and the Christmas Carol book onwards.

According to Last Christmas, he exists as a real person in the 2017 Continuum, greatly resembling the Jiminy Cricket portrayal.