Smith, Goldwin (M)

Surname: Smith
Forename(s): Goldwin
b. 13 August 1823. d. 7 June 1910. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Translator, journalist, and historian. Pseudonym: X. Educated at Christ Church and Magdalen College, Oxford. Staff writer for the Morning Chronicle and the Saturday Review. Contributed to Edinburgh Review, Fortnightly Review, Contemporary Review, Nineteenth Century, The Times and Daily News. Elected to the Athenaeum (1851). Campaigned against slavery in the United States during the Civil War. Moved to Toronto, Canada in 1871 but continued to visit England frequently. Married Harriet Elizabeth Mann Dixon on 30 September 1875. Helped found the newspapers the Telegram in Toronto (1876) and The Tribune in Winnipeg (1890). Published his own newspaper The Bystander (1880-1890), and also founded The Week: An Independent Journal of Politics, Society and Literature. Biographical information: ODNB. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Od. I. 11. “Tu Ne Quæsieris” 1865-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 14179
Od. I. 31. “Quid Dedicatum” 1865-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 14180
Od. III. 21. “O Nata Mecum” 1865-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 14178
Od. III. 13. “O Fons Bandusiæ” 1865-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 14181