About W. B. Yeats

W. B. Yeats
William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years he served as an Irish Senator for two terms. Yeats was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival and, along with Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn, and others,... Wikipedia
June 13, 1865, Sandymount, County Dublin
January 28, 1939, Menton, France

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Photograph taken in 1882 by Napoleon Sarony
Heaney addresses the University College Dublin Law Society in 2009.
Portrait by Charles Jervas

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