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William Butler Yeats
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Born: June 13, 1865

Died: January 28, 1939 (aged 73)

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Poet

Bio: William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and playwright, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years he served as an Irish Senator for two terms.

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