William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats

Born: June 13, 1865

Died: January 28, 1939

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Poet

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: The Fiddler Of Dooney, st. 1. - The Wind Among the Reeds (1899)

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