April 19 1824 – English Romantic Poet Lord Byron Dies

April 19 1824 – English Romantic Poet Lord Byron Dies5 (100%) 1 vote *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Throughout the history of British literature, there are a litany of world-renowned authors of poetry and prose. On April 19, 1824, George Gordon Byron – famously called Lord Byron – joined the ranks of those artists who have tragically died young when he succumbed to a fever while off fighting in the Greek War of Independence. At once revered as a hero and prolific lover, Byron’s legacy continues to make a splash with each new generation. Of all the families into which a future poet could be born, it might be said Byron […]