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T S Eliot
(1888 - 1965)

1888 Born 26 September in Saint Louis, Missouri
1906 Begins undergraduate studies at Harvard
1909 Begins graduate studies at Harvard
1910 Studies in France and Germany
1914 Residence at Oxford
1915 Marries Vivien Haigh-Wood
1917 The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, poems, published
1920 The Sacred Wood , criticism
1922 The Waste Land, poems, published
1922 Founded, and for seventeen years, edited the literary journal, Criterion
1925 Secures permanent employment as director of London publisher, Faber & Faber
1927 Baptised and confirmed in the Church of England
1927 Becomes a British citizen
1930 Ash-Wednesday, poems, published
1931 Thoughts After Lambeth published
1933 The Use of Poetry and the Use of Criticism, criticism
1933 Wife's increasing mental illness forces separation
1934 After Strange Gods, criticism
1935 Murder in the Cathedral, play
1939 The Family Reunion, play
1939 The Idea of a Christian Society published
1940 Notes Towards the Definition of Culture, criticism
1943 Four Quartets, poems, published
1948 The Cocktail Party, play
1948 Awarded with the Order of Merit and the Nobel Prize for Literature
1948 Awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.
1950 The Cocktail Party, play
1954 The Confidential Clerk, play
1956 Marries Valerie Fletcher
1958 The Elder Statesman, play
1965 Dies 4 January

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