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Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley HopkinsBorn: 28-Jul-1844
Birthplace: Stratford, Essex, England
Died: 8-Jun-1889
Location of death: Dublin, Ireland
Cause of death: Typhoid Fever
Remains: Buried, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, Ireland

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Defeated the tyranny of poetic meter

One of the most original poets of the 19th century.

Father: Manley Hopkins
Mother: Catherine

    High School: Sir Roger Cholmeley's School at Highgate, London, England
    University: Balliol College, Oxford University (1867)
    University: St. Beuno's College, North Wales
    Teacher: Mount St Mary's College Sheffield
    Teacher: Stonyhurst College
    Professor: Greek Literature, University College Dublin (1884-)

    Society of Jesus
    Converted to Catholicism 1866 (from Anglicanism)
    Risk Factors: Typhoid

Author of books:
Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins (1918, poetry)


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