Edward Fitzgerald (1809-1883), Poet and translator of 'Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám'
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Poet and translator; a friend of literary figures including George Crabbe, Carlyle and the Tennyson brothers, but lived a reclusive life in Suffolk; famous for his rendering of the verses of the Persian poet Omar Khayyam, 1859.
Literature, Journalism and Publishing
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Linguists and translators