About Alfred Austin

Alfred Austin
Alfred Austin DL was an English poet who was appointed Poet Laureate in 1896, after an interval following the death of Tennyson, when the other candidates had either caused controversy or refused the honour. It was claimed that he was being rewarded for his support for the Conservative leader Lord Salisbury in the General Election of 1895. Austin’s... Wikipedia
May 30, 1835, Headingley, England, UK
June 2, 1913, Ashford, Kent, England, UK

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