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Edwin Arnold
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Born in Gravesend, Kent
Born on 10th of June 1832
Died on 24th of March 1904

Born 1832. Died 1904 - English poet and journalist.


An English poet and journalist, he joined The Daily Telegraph in 1861 and was associated as editor for over forty years. His most prominent work as a poet was The Light of Asia (1879) which had immediate success. Other principal works were Indian Song of Songs (1875), Pearls of the Faith (1883), The Song Celestial (1885), With Sadi in the Garden (1888), Tipharís Wife (1892) and The Japanese Wife (1893).

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