William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

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Death: 23rd April 1850
Location: St. Oswald's Church, Grasmere, Cumbria, England
Cause of death: Pleurisy
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Major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with the 1798 joint publication Lyrical Ballads
Wordsworth's magnum opus is generally considered to be The Prelude, a semi-autobiographical poem of his early years which he revised and expanded a number of times. Wordsworth was Britain's Poet Laureate from 1843 until his death in 1850.

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