About Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith
Oliver Goldsmith was an Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel 'The Vicar of Wakefield', his pastoral poem 'The Deserted Village', and his plays 'The Good-Natur'd Man' and 'She Stoops to Conquer'. He is thought to have written the classic children's tale 'The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes', the source of the phrase... Wikipedia
November 10, 1728, townland of Pallas, near Ballymahon, County Longford, Ireland or Smith Hill House in the diocese of Elphin, County Roscommon
April 4, 1774, England,London, Great Britain

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