Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Born: October 21, 1772
Died: July 25, 1834
Occupation: Poet, critic, philosopher
Biography: Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, Romantic, literary critic and philosopher who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets. He is probably best known for his poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, as well as for his major prose work Biographia Literaria.