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John Betjeman

John BetjemanAKA John Betjemann

Born: 28-Aug-1906
Birthplace: Highgate, London, England
Died: 19-May-1984
Location of death: Trebetherick, Cornwall, England
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Male
Religion: Agnostic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Summoned By Bells

Poet Laureate of England from 1972 until his death.

Father: (cabinet-maker)
Wife: Penelope Chetwode (separated 1948)
Son: Paul (b. 1937)
Daughter: Candidia (b. circa 1942)
Mistress: Elizabeth Cavendish (from 1951)

    High School: The Dragon School, Oxford (1920)
    High School: Marlborough College
    University: Magdalen College, Oxford University (enrolled 1925, later dropped out)
    Teacher: Thorpe House School, Gerrard's Cross, England

    Commander of the British Empire 1960
    Knight of the British Empire 1969
    Dutch Ancestry
    Stroke
    Risk Factors: Parkinson's



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