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Beddoes, Thomas Lovell

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Born: 1803 AD
Died: 1849 AD, at 45 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Poets

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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.



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