Ted Hughes

Poet Ted Hughes Full Name: Ted Hughes


Profession: Poet
Why Famous: One of the best poets of his generation, he was British Poet Laureate from 1984 until his death. He was also well known for being married to American poet Sylvia Plath.

Born: August 17, 1930
Birthplace: Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire, England

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo

Died: October 28, 1998 (aged 68)
Cause of Death: Heart attack while undergoing hospital treatment for colon cancer

Married Life

  • 1956-06-16 British Poet and Poet Laureate Ted Hughes marries American writer and poet (The Bell Jar) Sylvia Plath at St George the Martyr Holborn, London.

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