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Young, Edward

Born: 1683 AD
Died: 1765 AD
Nationality: N/A
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1685 – Birth of the English poet and playwright who is best known for his book-length poem


-The complaint; or, Night Thoughts on life, Death, and Immortality, Commonly called Night Thoughts.

-He had written two tragedies:

-(Busiris, 1719, and The Revenge, 1721) and a series of satires

-(The Universal Passion, 1725-28) before becoming a cleric in 1730


1765 – Died on April 5