Hartley Coleridge

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Birthday
19, 1796
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 6, 1849 (52)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
19, 1796
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 6, 1849 (52)

About

British poet, biographer, literary critic, and teacher of the early nineteenth century. He is perhaps best remembered for his sonnets and for a lyrical play entitled Prometheus.

Before Fame

He was taught by his father in his younger years; later, he attended Merton College, Oxford.

Trivia

His parents named him after English philosopher David Hartley.

Family Life

His siblings, Sara Coleridge and Derwent Coleridge, were, like Hartley and their father, writers.

Associated With

He was the oldest son of the renowned poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The elder Coleridge mentioned his son in poems such as "Frost at Midnight."