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  1. Apr 2, 2014 · Lord Byron is regarded as one of the greatest British poets and is best known for his amorous lifestyle and his brilliant use of the English language. Updated: Jun 22, 2020. (1788-1824) Who Was...

  2. 3 days ago · Lord Byron could not have been more than 30,” one visitor remarked, “but he looked 40. His face had become pale, bloated and sallow. He had grown very fat, his shoulders broad and round ...

  3. 4 days ago · Born George Gordon Byron on 22 January 1788, the poet – one of the famous of the Romantics – was the only son of Captain ‘Mad Jack’ Byron and Catherine Gordon, a Scottish heiress. Catherine relocated to Aberdeen with her infant son in 1789, where she was left to fend for herself after her husband’s exile to avoid being jailed for debt.

  4. 2 days ago · The British poet Lord Byron arrived in Greece on Christmas Eve 1823 to join the country’s fight for independence from the Ottoman Empire. A mere hundred days later, on April 19, 1824, he died ...

  5. Jun 13, 2017 · George Gordon Byron, sixth Lord Byron (b. 1788–d. 1824), was one of the most important poets of the British romantic period and one of the most prominent public figures in Regency England. His poetry is wide-ranging and accomplished, from lyrics and couplet satires to narrative poems and plays and the masterful satirical epic Don Juan.

  6. www.bbc.co.uk › history › historic_figuresBBC - History - Lord Byron

    Lord Byron (1788-1824) a. b. c. d. e. f. g. h. i. j. k. l. m. n. o. p. q. r. s. t. u. v. w. x. y. z. Lord Byron, c. 1810 © Byron was the ideal of the Romantic poet, gaining notoriety for...

  7. George Byron, 6th Baron Byron, known as Lord Byron, (born Jan. 22, 1788, London, Eng.—died April 19, 1824, Missolonghi, Greece), British Romantic poet and satirist. Born with a clubfoot and extremely sensitive about it, he was 10 when he unexpectedly inherited his title and estates.

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