Canning, George (M)

b. 11 April 1770. d. 8 August 1827. Nationality: Anglo-Irish.
Poet, prime minister, and parodist. Born in Marylebone, Middlesex. Educated at Christ Church, Oxford, and Lincoln’s Inn. Married Joan Scott on 8 July 1800. Served as Prime Minister from April-August 1827. Close friends with John Hookham Frere. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“How blest, how firm the stateman stands!” 1898-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 15896