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Anster, John

Born: 1793 AD
Died: 1867 AD, at 74 years of age.

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.


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