Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes
1930 - 1998
Ted Hughes  British Poet

Ted Hughes dating history


Ted Hughes was previously married to Carol Orchard (1970 - 1998) and Sylvia Plath (1956 - 1963).

Ted Hughes was in a relationship with Assia Wevill (1961 - 1969).


British Poet Ted Hughes was born Edward James Hughes on 17th August, 1930 in Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire, England and passed away on 28th Oct 1998 London, England, UK aged 68. He is most remembered for The Iron Giant. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Ted Hughes is a member of the following lists: Sylvia Plath, 1998 deaths and Deaths from colorectal cancer.


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Married2 29 years, 10 months 18 years, 5 months 7 years
Dating1 8 years, 2 months - -
Total3 29 years, 10 months 15 years 7 years


First Name Edward
Middle Name James
Last Name Hughes
Full Name at Birth Edward James Hughes
Alternative Name Edward James Hughes, Ted Hughes
Birthday 17th August, 1930
Birthplace Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire, England
Died 28th October, 1998
Place of Death London, England, UK
Cause of Death Cancer
Height 6' 6" (198 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
University Pembroke College, Cambridge
Occupation Text Poet
Occupation Poet
Claim to Fame The Iron Giant
Father William Henry Hughes
Mother Edith Farrar Hughes

Edward James Hughes OM OBE FRSL (17 August 1930 – 28 October 1998) was an English poet, translator, and children's writer. Critics frequently rank him as one of the best poets of his generation, and one of the twentieth century's greatest writers. He was appointed Poet Laureate in 1984 and held the office until his death. In 2008 The Times ranked Hughes fourth on their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945".

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Ted Hughes68 LeoPoet
Carol Orchard-Other
Assia Wevill41 TaurusPersonality
Sylvia Plath30 ScorpioPoet


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Rebecca FriedaFemale1st April, 196063 years oldSylvia Plath
Nicholas FarrarMale17th January, 196262 years oldSylvia Plath
Alexandra Tatiana EloiseFemale3rd March, 196559 years oldAssia Wevill






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