William Shakespeare works marked the completion of the process of creation of English language and culture, brought closure to the European Renaissance. The date of his birth is not known. It is generally accepted to believe it was the 23 of April, but the day of his baptism is set in veracity: His father was a well-to-do craftsman respected in the city, and the mother was a representative of an ancient Saxon family.
Claire Clairmont After this break-up of his domestic life, Byron left England and never returned. Despite his dying wishes, however, his body was returned for burial in England. He journeyed through Belgium and continued up the Rhine river. In the summer of he settled at the Villa Diodati by Lake GenevaSwitzerland, with his personal physician, the young, brilliant and handsome John William Polidori.
Byron wintered in Venicepausing his travels when he fell in love with Marianna Segati, in whose Venice house he was lodging, and who was soon replaced by year-old Margarita Cogni; both women were married.
With the help of Father Pascal Aucher Harutiun Avkerianhe learned the Armenian language and attended many seminars about language and history. He co-authored Grammar English and Armenian inan English textbook written by Aucher and corrected by Byron, and A Grammar Armenian and English ina project initiated by him of a grammar of Classical Armenian for English speakers, where he included quotations from classical and modern Armenian.
On returning to Venice, he wrote the fourth canto of Childe Harold. The first five cantos of Don Juan were written between andduring which period he made the acquaintance of the 18 year old Countess Guiccioliwho found her first love in Byron, who in turn asked her to elope with him.
I get up, quite contrary to my usual custom … at After breakfast we sit talking till six. From six to eight we gallop through the pine forest which divide Ravenna from the sea; we then come home and dine, and sit up gossiping till six in the morning. I have just met on the grand staircase five peacocks, two guinea hens, and an Egyptian crane.
I wonder who all these animals were before they were changed into these shapes. Statue of Lord Byron in Athens.
In Byron left Ravenna and went to live in the Tuscan city of Pisato which Teresa had also relocated. From toByron finished Cantos 6—12 of Don Juan at Pisa, and in the same year he joined with Leigh Hunt and Shelley in starting a short-lived newspaper, The Liberal, in the first number of which appeared The Vision of Judgment.
For the first time since his arrival in Italy, Byron found himself tempted to give dinner parties; his guests included the Shelleys, Edward Ellerker WilliamsThomas MedwinJohn Taaffe and Edward John Trelawny ; and "never", as Shelley said, "did he display himself to more advantage than on these occasions; being at once polite and cordial, full of social hilarity and the most perfect good humour; never diverging into ungraceful merriment, and yet keeping up the spirit of liveliness throughout the evening.
His last Italian home was Genoa. While living there he was accompanied by the Countess Guiccioli and the Blessingtons. Lady Blessington based much of the material in her book, Conversations with Lord Byron, on the time spent together there. When Byron left Genoa, it caused "passionate grief" from Guiccioli, who wept openly as he sailed away to Greece.
The Hercules was forced to return to port shortly afterwards. When it set sail for the final time, Guiccioli had already left Genoa. The vessel was launched only a few miles south of Seaham Hallwhere in Byron married Annabella Milbanke. Between and the vessel was in service between England and Canada.
After taking Byron to Greece, the ship returned to England, never again to venture into the Mediterranean. Byron moved on the second floor of a two-story house and was forced much of his time dealing with unruly Souliots who demanded that Byron pay them the back-pay owed to them by the Greek government.
By the end of Marchthe so-called "Byron brigade" of 30 philhellene officers and about men had been formed, paid for entirely by Byron. Byron used his prestige to attempt to persuade the two rival leaders to come together to focus on defeating the Ottomans.
During this time, Byron pursued his Greek page, Lukas Chalandritsanos, with whom he had fallen madly in love, but the affections went unrequited. Byron employed a fire-master to prepare artillery and he took part of the rebel army under his own command, despite his lack of military experience.
Before the expedition could sail, on 15 Februaryhe fell ill, and bloodletting weakened him further. It is suspected this treatment, carried out with unsterilised medical instruments, may have caused him to develop sepsis.
He developed a violent fever, and died in Missolonghi on 19 April. It has been said that if Byron had lived and had gone on to defeat the Ottomans, he might have been declared King of Greece.
However, contemporary scholars have found such an outcome unlikely. Also, he did not achieve any military victories.
He was successful only in the humanitarian sphere, using his great wealth to help the victims of the war, Muslim and Christian, but this did not affect the outcome of the Greek war of independence one iota.
His presence in Greece, and in particular his death there, drew to the Greek cause not just the attention of sympathetic nations, but their increasing active participation Despite the critics, Byron is primarily remembered with admiration as a poet of genius, with something approaching veneration as a symbol of high ideals, and with great affection as a man: In Greece he is still revered as no other foreigner, and as very few Greeks are, and like a Homeric hero he is accorded an honorific standard epithet, megalos kai kalos, a great and good man".Alfred, Lord Tennyson was born on August 5, in Somersby, Lincolnshire.
His father, George Clayton Tennyson, a clergyman and rector, suffered from depression and was notoriously absentminded. Alfred began to write poetry at an early age in the style of Lord Byron.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson was the most renowned poet of the Victorian era. His work includes "In Memoriam," "The Charge of the Light Brigade" and 'Idylls of the King.'Born: Aug 06, Classical love poems from the world's most romantic and famous poets. William Shakespeare, John Keats, Percy Shelley, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emily Dickinsen and dozen others.
Percy Bysshe Shelley. Biography of Percy Bysshe Shelley and a searchable collection of works. Born on May 7, , in Votkinsk in the Vyatka district of Russia, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky was the son of a successful engineer.
Peter and his brothers and sister received a sound education from their French governess. His parents sometimes took him to concerts, and after one such evening he. Alfred Lord Tennyson's biography and life metin2sell.com Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular poets in the En.