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Beddoes, Thomas Lovell

Born: 1803 AD
Died: 1849 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Poets

1803 – Born on the 30th of June in Clifton, Somerset, England.

      – Educated at Charterhouse and Pembroke College, Oxford.

1821 – Published The Improvisatore, which he afterwards endeavoured to suppress.

1822 – Published The Brides’ Tragedy a blank verse drama.

1824 – Went to Göttingen to study medicine, motivated by his hope of discovering physical evidence of a human spirit.

       – Expelled, and then went to Würzburg to complete his training.

      – Became involved with radical politics; this got him into trouble.

1833 – Deported from Bavaria.

1840 – He leave Zürich, where he had settled.

1846 – Returned to England before going back to Germany.

1849 – Committed suicide on 26th of January by poison at Basel at the age of 45.