Thomas Chatterton biography

Thomas Chatterton

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1752 – 1770

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Who was Thomas Chatterton?

Thomas Chatterton was an English poet and forger of pseudo-medieval poetry. He committed suicide, dying of arsenic poisoning. His works and death were much discussed posthumously and had an influence on the Romantic movement.

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Born
Nov 20, 1752
Bristol
Also known as
  • Чаттертон, Томас
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Colston's School
Lived in
  • Bristol
Died
Aug 24, 1770
Holborn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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