Alfred, Lord Tennyson was born in Lincolnshire, England on August 6, 1809. He was appointed Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom in 1850, and held the position until his death in 1892. Queen Victoria admired Tennyson’s work and made him a Barron in 1884. His works include: The Charge of the Light Brigade, Maud, Idylls of the King, Ulysses, and The Lady of Shalott. Tennyson died on October 6, 1892 at the age of eighty-three. He was buried at Westminster Abbey.
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