Lord George Gordon Byron (1788-1824)

Born: 22 January 1788, London, United Kingdom

Died: 19 April 1824, Missolonghi, Greece

Resting place: Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire

Wife: Anne Isabella Milbanke (m. 1815; separated 1816)

Children: Ada Lovelace ,Allegra Byron,Elizabeth Medora Leigh (presumed)

Parents: John "Mad Jack" Byron (father), Catherine Gordon (mother)

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron FRS, known simply as Lord Byron, was an English romantic poet and peer. He was one of the leading figures of the Romantic movement, and has been regarded as among the greatest of English poets. 

His Works

1. Poems:

(a) Hours of Idleness (1807) (b) English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (1809) (c) Childe Harold's Pilgrimage-Canto I and II (1812) (d) The Bridge of Abydos and The Giaour (1813) (e) The Corsair and Lara (1814) (f) Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Canto III (1816) 

(a) The Prisoner of Chillon (1816)  (b) Manfred (1817): It is a gloom laden drama which appears to be a parody of Goethe's 'Faust'.   (c) The Deformed Transformed (1824)

2. Dramas:

(a) Don Juan (1819-24)  (b) The Vision of Judgement (1822)  (c) Beppo (1818) 

3. Other Works:

Lord George Gordon Byron's Life 

Lord George Gordon Byron, Romantic Period Literature