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Anster, John

Born: 1793 AD
Died: 1867 AD
Nationality: Irish
Categories: Jurist, Poets, Translator

1793 – Born in Charleville.

         – He was educated at TCD.

         – He became Regius Professor of Civil Law.

1835 – His verse translation of the first part of Goethe’s Faust as Faustus: A Dramatic Mystery was acclaimed immediately.

1864 – The second part followed Xeniola.

1867 – John Anster died.