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Robert Frost

Poet Robert Frost

Profession: Poet

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: A Boy's Will, Gift Outright, North of Boston

Born: March 26, 1874
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Star Sign: Aries

Died: January 29, 1963 (aged 88)
Cause of Death: Probably a pulmonary embolism or blood clot in the lungs

Married Life

  • 1895-12-19 Poet Robert Frost (21) weds Elinor Miriam White in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Historical Events

  • 1924-05-11 Pulitzer Prize awarded to Robert Frost (New Hampshire)
  • 1961-01-20 Democrat John F. Kennedy, the youngest elected President of the United States, is administered his oath of office at his inauguration by Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren. Robert Frost recites "Gift Outright".
  • 1963-02-19 Robert Frost wins Bollingen Prize
  • 1978-03-22 Robert Frost Plaza, at California, Drumm & Market, San Francisco, dedicated

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