Byron, George Gordon, Lord (M)

Surname: Byron
Forename(s): George Gordon
b. 22 January 1788. d. 19 April 1824. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Major Romantic poet. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. Father of mathematician and computer pioneer Ada Lovelace. Succeeded to the title of sixth Baron Byron of Rochdale upon the death of his great-uncle in 1798. Travelled extensively around Europe, leaving England permanently in 1816. Enjoyed a scandalous private life. Died while fighting for Greek independence. Author of Child Harold’s Pilgrimage (1812, 1818), Don Juan (1819-1824). Biographical information: ODNB. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 5
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Genethliaca Venetiana. Lines on John William Rizzo Hoppner, born at Venice on the Eighteenth of January 1818 1818-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8264
To My Dear Mary Anne 1830 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14447
The Adieu. Written in 1808, by Lord Byron, under the impression that he would soon die 1832-07-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3000
The Destruction of Sennacherib 1833-01-26 The Penny Magazine Poet 2964
On Chillon 1898-01 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 15034