Bowring, John, Sir, LL.D. (M)

b. 17 October 1792. d. 23 November 1872. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, political economist, linguist, translator, and politician. Alternative signature: “Dr. Bowring.” Editor of the *Westminster Review*. Fourth Governor of Hong Kong. MP for Clyde Boroughs and Bolton. Father of Edgar Alfred Bowring. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (KH)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Farewell and Welcome. From the German of Goethe 1825 Forget-Me-Not Translator 15087
The Young Captive. From the French of A. Chenier 1825 Forget-Me-Not Translator 15090
Sonnet 1826 Forget-Me-Not Poet 13921
The Spider Swinging in the Wind 1827 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15615
Hymn 1827 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15637
The Glowworm 1827 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15612
The Vale of Ide 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15565
Past, Present, Future 1830 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14475
To the Moon 1831 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15725
Morning Song 1832 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15280
To Sleep 1832 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15268
Education 1833-12-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3135
Song. Written at Sea, on Board the William Jolliffe, November 18, 1829 1836 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15335
Anxieties and Comforts 1841-08-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5273
Thoughts of A Mother 1845-05-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Translator 5823
Ide 1846 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15475
To A. Petöfi 1866-06-23 Once a Week Poet 13448