T. S. Eliot
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Born: September 26, 1888

Died: January 4, 1965 (aged 76)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet, dramatist

Bio: Thomas Stearns Eliot was a publisher, playwright, literary and social critic and arguably the most important English-language poet of the 20th century. Although he was born an American, he moved to the United Kingdom in 1914 and was naturalised as a British subject in 1927 at age 39.

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