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    Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796), also known familiarly as Rabbie Burns, was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide.

  2. May 21, 2024 · Robert Burns (born January 25, 1759, Alloway, Ayrshire, Scotland—died July 21, 1796, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire) was the national poet of Scotland, who wrote lyrics and songs in Scots and in English. He was also famous for his amours and his rebellion against orthodox religion and morality.

  3. Dec 27, 2015 · 10 Robert Burns Poems Everyone Should Read – Interesting Literature. By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) Robert Burns (1759-1796) wrote many classic poems and songs, so whittling down his complete works to just ten recommendations has been hard.

  4. Robert Burns was born in 1759, in Alloway, Scotland, to William and Agnes Brown Burnes. Like his father, Burns was a tenant farmer. However, toward the end of his life he became an excise collector in Dumfries, where he died in 1796; throughout his life he was also a practicing poet.

  5. Jan 25, 2024 · Burns Night is celebrated every year on 25 January in honour of Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns. The Ayrshire poet and lyricist died in 1796, at the age of 37, but he is...

  6. Apr 2, 2014 · Poet Robert Burns is considered one of the most famous characters of Scotland's cultural history. He is best known as a pioneer of the Romantic movement.

  7. Robert Burns - Born in Alloway, Scotland, on January 25, 1759, Robert Burns was the author of Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect (1786) and Tam O' Shanter (1795).

  8. Jan 25, 2012 · Biography. Early life. Robert Burns was born on 25 January 1759 in the village of Alloway, two miles south of Ayr. His parents, Willian Burnes [s] and Agnes Broun,...

  9. May 21, 2024 · Robert Burns - Poet, Scotland, Songs: Burns was a man of great intellectual energy and force of character who, in a class-ridden society, never found an environment in which he could fully exercise his personality.

  10. Robert Burns, often hailed as Scotlands national bard, remains a towering figure in the annals of Scottish literature and song. His works, rich with the Scots language and keen observations of Scottish life, resonate with authenticity, emotion, and a profound social commentary.

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