Poet Celia Thaxter

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Celia Thaxter

Living place: Portsmouth

Birthday: 29-6-1835

Global rank: #70762

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Who is Poet Celia Thaxter?
American poet known for such nature-loving poems as "The Sandpiper," "The Kingfisher" and "The Great White Owl". She was a prominent member of the nineteenth century New England literary scene.
She was a family friend of painter William Morris Hunt. When Hunt committed suicide in 1879, it was Celia Thaxter who found her body.

Young / Before famous

During the early years of her career, she published poems in The Atlantic Monthly.

Family life info

The daughter of a lighthouse keeper, she grew up on the Shoals Islands (near Maine and New Hampshire). She and her husband, Levi Thaxter, had a son named Roland.

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Who is Boy (girl) friend/ wife (husband)/ darling Poet Celia Thaxter?
She worked as a hostess in her father's Maine hotel, which was a popular gathering place for famous authors like Nathaniel Hawthorne and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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When was Poet Celia Thaxter born?
Celia Thaxter was born in 29-6-1835, death year is , at the age of 188.
Where is Poet Celia Thaxter's birth place, what is Zodiac/Chinese Zodiac?
Celia Thaxter was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire- United States. is a Poet, whose Zodiac is Cancer, and who Chinese Zodiac is The Goat. Celia Thaxter's global rank is 70762 and whose rank is 535 in list of famous Poet.
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Events in 1835 and 29-6

Birthday Celia Thaxter (29-6) in history

  • Day 29-6 year 1613: The theatre associated with Shakespeare's name, the Globe Theater, burned down during a performance of Henry VIII.
  • Day 29-6 year 1767: The UK Parliament has officially passed the Townshend Act.
  • Day 29-6 year 1972: The Supreme Court ruled in Furman v. Georgia that the death penalty could constitute "cruel and unusual" prompting some states to revise their laws.
  • Day 29-6 year 1995: The shuttle Atlantis and the Russian space station Mir docked, forming the largest man-made satellite ever to orbit Earth.
  • Day 29-6 year 2003: Actress Katharine Hepburn died.
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