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Robert Browning
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Born in Camberwell, London
Born on 7th of May 1812
Died on 12th of December 1889

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1812 - 1889. English poet.


Attended lectures at University College London before travelling abroad. On return Paracelsus (1835) won him recognition. Wrote several dramas and collections of poems. Married Elizabeth Barrett Browning then settled in Italy. Returned to London after her death in 1861 and wrote the famous The Ring and the Book.

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