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Why is "Great Expectations" considered historical fiction?

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Why is Great Expectations considered historical fiction?

Great Expectations:

Great Expectations is one of many well-known classic novels written by British author Charles Dickens. It was first published as a serial in 1860-61 and came out in book form in 1861. Other novels by Dickens include A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist, and David Copperfield.

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Great Expectations is considered to be historical fiction because it was written in about 1860 but refers to events that happened beginning in 1812....

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