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Alexander Pope
b.21 May 1688 London, England
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Name[1] Alexander Pope
Gender Male
Birth? 21 May 1688 London, England
Occupation? 1734 An Essay on Man
Death? 30 May 1744 Twickenham, Middlesex, England


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Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. Famous for his use of the heroic couplet, he is the third-most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, after Shakespeare and Tennyson.

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  1. Orth, Samuel Peter. A History of Cleveland, Ohio. (Chicago [Illinois]: S. J. Clarke, 1910), 3:8.