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William Wordsworth

William WordsworthBorn: 7-Apr-1770
Birthplace: Cockermouth, Cumbria, England
Died: 23-Apr-1850
Location of death: Rydal Mount, Ambleside, England
Cause of death: Respiratory failure
Remains: Buried, St. Oswald's Churchyard, Grasmere, Cumbria, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: England
Executive summary: English romantic poet laureate

Father: John Wordsworth (d. 1783)
Mother: Ann Cookson Wordsworth (d. 1778)
Sister: Dorothy (b. 25-Dec-1771, d. 1855)
Brother: John (sea captain, d. 1805 drowning)
Girlfriend: Annette Vallon (one daughter)
Daughter: Anne Caroline Wordsworth ("Caroline", b. 15-Dec-1792)
Wife: Mary Hutchinson (m. 4-Oct-1802, d. 1859)
Son: John (b. 18-Jun-1803)
Daughter: Dorothy ("Dora", b. Aug-1804, d. 1847, tuberculosis)
Son: Thomas (b. Jun-1806)
Daughter: Catherine (b. 1808)
Son: William (b. 1810)

    High School: (Hawkshead, Lake District)
    University: St. John's College, Cambridge University (1791)

    UK Poet Laureate (1843-50)
    UK Official Distributor of Stamps for Westmorland, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK (Mar-1813 to Jul-1843)
    Proxy Baptism: Mormon St. George, UT (Aug-1877)

Is the subject of books:
William Wordsworth: A Life, 1989, BY: Stephen Gill

Author of books:
Descriptive Sketches (1793)
Lyrical Ballads (1798, poetry, mostly his poems)
Poems, in Two Volumes (1807, poetry)
The Excursion (1814, poetry)
Poems (1815, poetry)
The White Doe of Rylstone (1815, poetry)
Thanksgiving Ode (1816, poetry)
Peter Bell (1819, poetry)
The Waggoner (1819, poetry)
The River Duddon (1820, poetry)
Ecclesiastical Sketches (1822, poetry)
Poems Chiefly of Early and Late Years (1842, poetry)
The Borderers (1842, poetry)
The Prelude, or, Growth of a Poet's Mind (1850, poetry)


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