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William Butler Yeats
(1865 - 1939)

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1865 Born 13 June in "Georgeville," near Sandymount Castle, Dublin
1877 Attends the Godolphin School, Hammersmith, England
1884 Enrolls at the School of Art, Dublin
1885 First published poems in the Dublin University Review
1887 Joins William Morris' literary circle at Kelmscott House
1888 Joins esoteric section of the Theosophists
1889 The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems published
1889 Meets Maud Gonne, love at first sight
1891 Co-founds London-Irish Literary Society; Founds National Literary Society at Dublin
1893 The Celtic Twilight published
1895 Poems published
1899 The Wind Among the Reeds published
1916 Reveries over Childhood and Youth published
1917 The Wild Swans at Coole published
1922 Elected to the Irish Senate
1928 The Tower published
1933 The Winding Stair and Other Poems published
1939 28 January Yeats dies at Roquebrune, in the South of France
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