Thomas Gray Wiki Biography

thomas gray wiki biography

Thomas Gray was a great english poet. He was born in London on 26 December 1716. He started writing poetry around 1742.

Educational Details:-

He was educated at Eton and at Peterhouse, Cambridge.

Family Details:-

His Father’s name was Philip Gray and mother was Dorothy Antrobus.

Some Quick Facts About Thomas Gray:-

• He was a Famous Writer.

• He composed some remarkable poems in his early life.

• His masterpiece work, “An Elegy Written In A Country Churchyard” was finished in 1750.

• He remained Bachelor throughout his life.

• In 1757, he was given the poet-laureateship did not accept.

• He was appointed as professor of Modern History and languages at Cambridge in 1768.

• He was buried in the little churchyard of stoke pages in Bucks.

• His other famous writings are “Pindanic Odes”, “The Progress of Poesy”, and “The Bard”.

• He was the most learned of English poets after Milton.

• He was died in 1771.


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