Aikin, John (Dr. Aikin) (M)

b. 15 January 1747. d. 7 December 1822. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, biographer, editor, reviewer, children’s writer, and physician. Alternative signature: “Dr. Aikin.” Brother of writer and educationalist Anna Letitia Barbauld. Educated at the Warrington Academy and the University of Edinburgh. Edited *The Monthly Magazine* (1796-1801), Dodsley’s *Annual Register* (1811-1815), and *The Athenaeum*. Member of the radical publisher Joseph Johnson’s circle. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Song of the Bees 1846-10-03 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5887