Richard Garnett

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Birthday
27, 1835
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 13, 1906 (71)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
27, 1835
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 13, 1906 (71)

About

A British author, poet, librarian, and scholar, he is particularly known for his 1888 work, The Twilight of the Gods. He also published biographies of John Milton and Thomas Carlyle.

Before Fame

He began working for the library department of the British Museum in 1851.

Trivia

He was fascinated by astrology and, to escape ridicule, published a piece on the topic under a pseudonym.

Family Life

His father, Richard Garnett, was also an author.

Associated With

He wrote a biography of William Blake.