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Death of Lord Byron – Cause and Date



Death of Lord Byron - Cause and Date

Poet Lord Byron has died aged 36. Here’s everything you want to know, and more!

Biography – A Short Wiki

English romantic poet who is best known for works such as Don Juan and She Walks in Beauty. He is remembered for his creation of the “Byronic Hero”: a talented but flawed character whose flaws led to his downfall.

His first great collection of poetry is denounced by literary critics. In retaliation, he published a satirical article on the critics, further angering them.

His Byronic hero, ubiquitous in his literary work, shared many qualities with Byron himself: a distaste for class or rank, great passion and pride.

He was married to Anne Isabella Byron and had two daughters; however, he was renowned for his love affairs with many other women.

Her work influenced the literary development of the Victorian novelist Charlotte Brontë.

How did Lord Byron die?

In July 1823, Byron left Italy to join the Greek insurgents who were waging a war of independence against the Ottoman Empire. On April 19, 1824, he died of fever at Missolonghi, in modern Greece. His death was mourned across Britain.


Absence – that common remedy of love.

Lord Byron

Men love in haste, but they hate at leisure.

Lord Byron

I do not love man less, but nature more.

Lord Byron

Yes, love is indeed the light of heaven; A spark of that immortal fire shared with the angels, given by Allah to raise our low desire from the earth.

Lord Byron

If I could always read, I would never need company.

Lord Byron

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