John Dryden (1631-1700)

Death: 12th May 1700
Location: Poet's Corner, Westminster Abbey, London, England
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Influential English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who dominated the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden. He became Poet Laureate in 1668.