William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats
1865 - 1939

William Butler Yeats  Irish Poet


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William Butler Yeats was previously married to Georgiana Hyde-Lees (1917 - 1939).

William Butler Yeats was in relationships with Ethel Mannin, Margot Ruddock, Olivia Shakespear and Edith Shackleton Heald.

William Butler Yeats had an encounter with Maud Gonne.


Irish Poet William Butler Yeats was born on 13th June, 1865 in Sandymount, County Dublin, Ireland and passed away on 28th Jan 1939 Menton, France aged 73. He is most remembered for The Tower (1928). His zodiac sign is Gemini.

William Butler Yeats is a member of the following lists: People from County Dublin, Anti-Catholicism in Ireland and Irish Anglicans.


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First Name William
Middle Name Butler
Last Name Yeats
Full Name at Birth William Butler Yeats
Alternative Name W. B. Yeats, W.B. Yeats
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 13th June, 1865
Birthplace Sandymount, County Dublin, Ireland
Died 28th January, 1939
Place of Death Menton, France
Build Average
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Irish
Occupation Text Poet, playwright
Occupation Poet
Claim to Fame The Tower (1928)
Father John Butler Yeats (1839–1922), John Butler Yeats
Mother Susan Mary Pollexfen
Sister Elizabeth, Susan Mary

William Butler Yeats (13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature. A pillar of the Irish literary establishment, he helped to found the Abbey Theatre, and in his later years served two terms as a Senator of the Irish Free State. He was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival along with Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn and others.

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William Butler Yeats73 GeminiPoet
Georgiana Hyde-Lees75 Libra
Maud Gonne86 SagittariusActivist
Ethel Mannin-
Margot Ruddock44Writer
Olivia Shakespear75 PiscesPlaywright
Edith Shackleton Heald91 VirgoJournalist


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
AnneFemaleGeorgiana Hyde-Lees
MichaelMaleGeorgiana Hyde-Lees




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