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Ted Hughes

Poet Ted Hughes

Profession: Poet

Nationality:
England
English

Biography: 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

Generation: Silent Generation
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 Laureate Ted Hughes weds American writer and poet Sylvia Plath at St George the Martyr Holborn in London, England

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