Pope c. 1727
|Born||21 Mey 1688|
|Dee'd||30 Mey 1744 (aged 56)|
Twickenham, Middlesex, Ingland
|Restin place||St Mary's Kirk, Twickenham, Middlesex, Ingland|
|Thrift||Poet, writer, translator|
|Notable warks||The Dunciad, The Rape of the Lock, An Essay on Criticism, his translation o Homer|
Alexander Pope (21 Mey 1688 – 30 Mey 1744) wis an Inglis poet. He is regairdit as ane o the greatest Inglis poets, an the foremaist poet o the early aichteent century.
Pope is best kent for his sateerical an discursive poetry, includin An Essay on Criticism (1711), The Rape of the Lock (1712) and The Dunciad (1728/1743), as weel as for his translation o Iliad and Odyssey bi Homer with William Broome an Elijah Fenton. Efter Shakespeare, Pope is the seicont-maist quotit writer in the Inglis leid, as per The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. He is conseedert a master o the heroic couplet.