John Dryden

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John Dryden
John Dryden by John Michael Wright, 1668 (detail), National Portrait Gallery, London.JPG
Born9 August 1631(1631-08-09)
Aldwincle, Thrapston, Northamptonshire, Ingland
Dee'd1 Mey 1700(1700-05-01) (aged 68)
Lunnon, Ingland
Thriftpoet, leeterary creetic, playwricht, librettist
Alma materWestminster School
Trinity College, Cambridge
Notable warksAbsalom and Achitophel, Mac Flecknoe, The Hind and the Panther

John Dryden (/ˈdrdən/; 19 August [A.S. 9 August] 1631 – 12 May [A.S. 1 May] 1700) wis an Inglis poet, leeterar creetic, translator, an playwricht wha wis made Ingland's first Poet Laureate in 1668.[1]

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  1. "John Dryden (British author) - Encyclopedia Britannica". Retrieved 2014-05-13.