Johnson, Samuel (M)

Surname: Johnson
Forename(s): Samuel
b. 7 September 1709. d. 13 December 1784. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Major Augustan poet, translator, playwright, essayist, editor, and lexicographer. Because of the calendar change in 1752, he celebrated his birthday on 18 September. His Dictionary of the English Language, began in 1746, became the standard authority. Founder of the Literary Club in 1764. Biographical information: ODNB. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“Great Sire! by whatso’er decree” 1894-02 The Nineteenth Century Poet 8596