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Robert Graves
(1895 - 1985)

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1895 Born 24 July in Wimbledon
1913 Wins a scholarship to St. John's College, Oxford
1914 Enlists as a junior officer in the Royal Welch Fusiliers
1916 Injured in the Somme offensive
1917 Over the Brazier published
1918 Fairies and Fusiliers published
1918 Marries Nancy Nicholson
1924 Poems: 1914-26 published
1928 Co-founds Seizin Press with Laura Riding
1929 Goodbye to All That published
1931 Poems: 1926-1930 published
1934 I, Claudius and Claudius the God
1935 Co-founds Epilogue, a semiannual magazine, with Laura Riding
1938 Collected Poems published
1938 Count Belisarius published
1941 The Long Weekend published
1943 Wife to Mr Milton published
1946 King Jesus published
1949 Seven Days in New Crete published
1953 The Nazarene Gospel Restored published
1955 The Greek Myths published
1961 Was made the Professor of Poetry at Oxford
1964 The Hebrew Myths published
1968 Receives the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry
1975 Retires to the village of Deya in Mallorca
1985 Dies 7 December in Deja
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