Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Birthday
21, 1772
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 25, 1834 (61)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
21, 1772
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 25, 1834 (61)

About

English Romantic poet who is best remembered for The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. His other famous works include Kubla Khan and Biographia Literaria.

Before Fame

He spent much of his childhood reading and went on to attend Jesus College, Cambridge.

Trivia

Kubla Khan was inspired by a dream that Coleridge had while he was under the influence of opium.

Family Life

He had four children with his wife Sarah Fricker.

Associated With

He and William Wordsworth were literary contemporaries and friends, and they collaborated on a poetry volume entitled Lyrical Ballads.

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