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Alfred Lord Tennyson – Short Biography

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Alfred Lord Tennyson

 

Alfred Tennyson – Short Biography

Alfred Tennyson
                     Alfred Tennyson
Birth Name Alfred Tennyson
Born August 6, 1809
Birth Place Somersby, United Kingdom
Education King Edward VI Grammar School (1816–1820), Trinity College
Nationality
  • British
  • English
Occupation Poet Laureate (1850–1892)
Parents
  • Elizabeth Fytche
  • George Clayton Tennyson
Known for Poet
Spouse Emily Sellwood(m. 1850)
Alma mater Trinity College, Cambridge (no degree)
Notable Awards Chancellor’s Gold Medal
Children 2, including Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson
Notable works
  • “The Princess”
  • “Ulysses”
  • “Mariana”
  • “In Memoriam”
  • “Idylls of the King”
  • “Maud”
  • “Locksley Hall”
  • “The Lotos-Eaters”
  • “Enoch Arden”
  • “The Lady of Shalott”
Language English
Genre Victorian literature
Books Poems, Idylls of the King, In Memoriam A.H.H., MORE
Period Victorian
Died October 6, 1892
Place of death  Lurgashall, United Kingdom
Literary movement political and social reform
Resting place Westminster Abbey
Siblings Frederick Tennyson

Emilia Tennyson

Charles Tennyson Turner

Edward Tennyson

 

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