Thomas Parnell

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Birthday
11, 1679
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland
Death Date
Oct 24, 1718 (39)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
11, 1679
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland
Death Date
Oct 24, 1718 (39)

About

Irish poet, author, translator, and minister whose works include The Hermit and Battle of the Frogs and Mice.

Before Fame

He studied at Trinity College, Dublin.

Trivia

He belonged to the Scriblerus Club, a literary organization formed in 1712.

Family Life

He was born in Dublin, Ireland. He lived in London for many years and, following the deaths of his wife and children, died on his return trip to his native Ireland.

Associated With

He was a close friend of fellow poet Alexander Pope.