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Rupert Brooke
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Born in Rugby, Warwickshire
Born on 3rd of August 1887
Died on 23rd of April 1915

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Born 1887. Died 1915 - English poet - died on Skyros.


Born at Rugby School. Educated at King’s College, Cambridge. Poems appeared in 1911. Five war sonnets were published in 1915 followed by 1914 and Other Poems (1915). Died on Skyros on his way to the Dardanelles and was buried there.

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