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What kind of poet was Lord Byron?

Lord Byron was a British Romantic poet and satirist whose poetry and personality captured the imagination of Europe. Although made famous by the autobiographical poem Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (1812–18)—and his many love affairs—he is perhaps better known today for the satiric realism of Don Juan (1819–24).

What influenced Lord Byron to write poems?

Lord Byron forms part of the “Second generation” of Romantic Poets, including Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Shelley and John Keats. Byron however, was still influenced by 18th-century satirists and was, perhaps the least ‘romantic’ of the three.

What religion was Lord Byron?

From his Presbyterian nurse Byron developed a lifelong love for the Bible and an abiding fascination with the Calvinist doctrines of innate evil and predestined salvation.

What is the reason for which Byron wishes Fame?

Lord Byron is also famous for the way he lived his life. He was a dandy, living extravagantly, with many love affairs and debts. His fight against the Turks in the Greek War of Independence lead to his death from a fever in Messolonghi in Greece.

Who did Byron marry?

Lady Byronm. 1815–1816

Did Lord Byron ever marry?

In September 1814, seeking to escape the pressures of his amorous entanglements, Byron proposed to the educated and intellectual Anne Isabella Milbanke (also known as Annabella Milbanke). They married in January 1815, and in December of that year, their daughter, Augusta Ada, better known as Ada Lovelace, was born.

Who is the current Lord Byron?

Robert James Byron

What age did Lord Byron die?

36 years (1788–1824)

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Did Lord Byron have a daughter?

Ada LovelaceAllegra Byron

Who was the lady who walks in beauty like the night?

Anne Beatrix Wilmot

Who did Lord Byron Love?

Mary Chaworth

Did Lord Byron do drugs?

He also became notorious for his dissolute way of life, propelled by drink and drugs, which led to a broken marriage, claims that he slept with hundreds of women – and debts equivalent to at least £600,000 today.

What is the full name of Lord Byron?

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron

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