Bayard Taylor

United States poet, novelist and travel writer (1825–1878) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Bayard Taylor (January 11, 1825  December 19, 1878) was an American poet, literary critic, translator, travel author, and diplomat. As a poet, he was very popular, with a crowd of more than 4,000 attending a poetry reading once, which was a record that stood for 85 years.[2] His travelogues were popular in both the United States and Great Britain. He served in diplomatic posts in Russia and Prussia.

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Bayard Taylor
Born(1825-01-11)January 11, 1825
Chester County, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedDecember 19, 1878(1878-12-19) (aged 53)
Berlin, German Empire
Resting placeLongwood Cemetery, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania[1]
RelativesCharles Frederick Taylor (brother)