Lord Byron

Lord Byron

Born: January 22, 1788

Died: April 19, 1824

Nationality: British

Occupation: Poet, politician

Biography: George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, later George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron, commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among Byron's best-known works are the brief poems She Walks in Beauty, When We Two Parted, and So, we'll go no more a roving, in addition to the narrative poems Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and Don Juan.

Source/Notes: The Trouble of an Index: Anthology of Memorable Passages and Index to the Eleven Volumes (1982 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674089549

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Source/Notes: Lord Byron's Correspondence: Chiefly with Lady Melbourne, Mr. Hobhouse, the Hon. Douglas Kinnaird, and P. B. Shelley (2011 edition), Cambridge University Press - ISBN: 9781108033947
Source/Notes: Lord Byron: Selected Letters and Journals (1982 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674539150

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