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Lord Byron lived a tempestuous life - Hamish Johnson takes us through some of the highlights. Please be aware that the information provided on this page may be out of date, or otherwise inaccurate due to the passage of time. For more detail, see our Archive and Deletion Policy.
Poor Lord Byron. The most famous of the English Romantic poets continues to be a source of scandalous speculation two centuries after his premature death from an unknown fever at the age of 36 in Fighting, at the time of his death, for the liberation from Turkish rule of Greece, he remains a national hero there to this day.
Biography and memoirsBiographyLiterature and literary criticismPoetry, George Gordon Byron. Here was a story that would excite us because of what we already thought we knew. Never has a dead poet lived on so successfully without his poetry.
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Vampires, to begin with. Anne Rice's Vampire Lestat, currently the dean of the undead, owes his existence to the villain of the first English-language vampire tale, ''The Vampyre,'' an aristocratic sexual predator modeled on Byron, the most notorious ladies' man of his day. The author was the poet's estranged former doctor.
With stunning beaches popular with sandy-haired surfers, Byron Bay is a far cry from its past as a port and a whaling station that took its name from circumnavigator John Byron, grandpa to poet Lord Byron. Travelers from around the world crowd this coastal bohemia, and many never leave. Ballina Airport is the closest domestic connection to Byron Bay.
Among his best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage ; many of his shorter lyrics in Hebrew Melodies also became popular. He travelled extensively across Europe, especially in Italywhere he lived for seven years in the cities of Venice, Ravenna and Pisa. During his stay in Italy he frequently visited his friend and fellow poet Percy Bysshe Shelley.