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Lord Byron (I) (1788–1824)


Lord Byron seemed destined from birth to tragedy. His father was the handsome but feckless Captain John "Mad Jack" Byron and his mother the Scottish heiress Catherine Gordon, the only child of the Laird of Gight. Captain Byron abandoned his wife and child leaving Catherine to bring up young Byron on her own. A harsh and dependent parent, Catherine ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 36) in Missolonghi, Greece

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(1994)
Jane Eyre Soundtrack
(2011)
I due Foscari Writer
(1942)
Vanity Fair Soundtrack
(2004)

Filmography

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 2022 Byron's Darkness (Short)
 2021 Lord Byron's Manfred (Video) (writer)
 2019 Like the Night (Short)
 2019 I due Foscari (Video) (play)
 2016 I due Foscari (Video) (play)
 2016 I due Foscari (TV Movie) (play)
 2014/III Cain (plays: "Cain" and "Manfred")
 2009 Don Juan (Short) (novel)
 2003 The Sunday Programme (TV Series) (poems - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 January 2003 (2003) ... (poems)
 2001 I due Foscari (TV Movie) (as George Byron)
 2000 In Motion (TV Series short) (poem - 1 episode)
- So We'll Go No More a Roving (2000) ... (poem)
 1999 Le corsaire (TV Movie) (narrative poem "The Corsair" 1814)
 1994 Don Juan DeMarco (character Don Juan - in part)
 1992 The Vampyr: A Soap Opera (TV Movie) (story "The Vampyr")
 1988 I due Foscari (TV Movie) (book)
 1986 Gothic (story - uncredited)
 1983 Manfred - versione per concerto in forma d'oratorio (TV Special) (by - as Lord George Gordon Byron)
 1980 Grands pas classiques (TV Series documentary short) (poem: "The Corsair" - 1 episode)
- Le Corsaire (1980) ... (poem: "The Corsair")
 1974 2nd House (TV Series) (poems - 1 episode)
- Country Music (1974) ... (poems)
 1972 Ficciones (TV Series) (1 episode)
- El Conde Lara (1972)
 1956 Lisbon (quotation - uncredited)
 1948 Romantici a Venezia (Documentary short) (poem)
 1942 I due Foscari (play "The Two Foscaris")
 1926 Don Juan (poem, 1821 - uncredited)
 1914 The Corsair (Short) (poem)
 1908 Mazeppa (Short) (poem)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Poem: "Don Juan" (filmed as Don Juan (1926)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 22 Print Biographies | 24 Portrayals | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

George Byron | Lord George Gordon Byron | Byron

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Spouse:

Anne Isabella Milbanke  (his death)  (1 child)
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Personal Quote:

I am studying daily at an Armenian monastery, the Armenian language. I found that my mind wanted something craggy to break upon; and this-as the most difficult thing I could discover here (in Venice) for an amusement- I have chosen, to torture me into attention. It is a rich language, however, and would amply repay any one the trouble of learning it. I try, and shall go on;-but I answer for ... See more »

Trivia:

His second child (b. 12 January 1817) was named Allegra by Byron and Alba by her mother, his lover Claire Clairmont. Byron agreed to support Allegra but refused to have anything more to do with Claire. On 9 March 1818, Claire had Allegra baptized Clara Allegra Byron. Allegra died of typhus on 20 April 1822 at a convent in Bagnacavallo, Italy, where Byron had sent her to live. See more »

Trademark:

Romantic poetry.

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