Rupert Brooke

Rupert Brooke

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Rupert Chawner Brooke (3 August 1887 – 23 April 1915) was an English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets written during the First World War, especially The Soldier. He was also known for his boyish good looks, which were said to have prompted the Irish poet W. B. Yeats to describe him as "the handsomest young man in England".

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Rupert Brooke was born on Wednesday, 3 August 1887 in Rugby, Warwickshire, England. His full name at birth was Rupert Chawner Brooke. He was best known as a poet. Brooke's country of citizenship (nationality) was British. He died on Friday, 23 April 1915 in Skyros, Greece at the age of 27. He is buried at Skyros, Greece. His zodiac star sign was Leo.

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Rupert Chawner Brooke
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3 August 1887
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Rugby, Warwickshire, England
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23 April 1915
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Skyros, Greece
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Poet
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