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Hood, Thomas

Born: 1799 AD
Died: 1845 AD
Nationality: British
Categories: Poets

1799 – Born on May 23rd in London, England. A British humorist and poet.

1821 – The editor of the London Magazine, John Scott, was killed in a duel, and his friends proposed to make him sub-editor.

1825 – He had married and Odes and Addresses — his first work — was written in conjunction with his brother-in-law J. H. Reynolds, the friend of John Keats.

1827 – The Plea of the Midsummer Fairies (1827) and a dramatic romance, Lamia, was published.

1828 – Hood was associated with the Athenaeum, started by J. Silk Buckingham, and he was a regular contributor for the rest of his life.

1829 – He wrote the poem "Eugene Aram’s Dream".

1845 – Died on May 3rd in London, England.