Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

Death: 15th May 1886
Location: West Cemetery, Amherst, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Cause of death: Kidney disease - Bright's disease, now called chronic nephritis
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American poet who although virtually unknown during her lifetime is now considered to be one of the most important American poets of the nineteenth century. She was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, and lived there for most of her life. Only ten of her poems were published during her life.