A Victorian-era Poet Laureate of Great Britain, he remains one of England’s best-known and most-quoted poets. His most famous poems include “The Lady of Shalott,” “The Charge of the Light Brigade,” “Crossing the Bar,” and “The Lotos-Eaters.”
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|FULL NAME:||Alfred Lord Tennyson|
|BIRTH DATE:||August 6, 1809|
|AGE:||211 years old|
Alfred Lord Tennyson is a Novelist. He was born in Somersby, England to rector George Clayton Tennyson and Elizabeth Fytche. He later married Emily Sellwood, with whom he subsequently had two children (Hallam and Lionel). He was a member of the Cambridge Apostles secret society at Trinity College, Cambridge in the late 1820s. He published his first work, a joint collection of his poetry and his brother’s, in 1827.
DID YOU KNOW He is known for the timeless line: “Tis better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all.”
FACT Tennyson’s famous poem, “In Memoriam A.H.H.,” was written for his friend and fellow poet, Arthur Hallam (Hallam had died shortly before he was to wed Tennyson’s sister).
Currently, Alfred Lord Tennyson is 211 years old. He will celebrate his 212th birthday on a Sunday, August 6th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Alfred Lord Tennyson’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, Leo’s life pursuit is to lead the way and a secret desire to be a star. People of this zodiac sign like theater, taking holidays, being admired, expensive things, bright colors and dislike being ignored, facing difficult reality, not being treated like a king or queen. The strengths of this sign are: creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo are Aquarius, Gemini.
Alfred Lord Tennyson was born in the Year of the Serpent. Snakes are a symbol of wisdom and wit, often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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