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John Greenleaf Whittier

17 December 1807 - 7 September 1892

An American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Frequently listed as one of the Fireside Poets, he was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns (Wikipedia).

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March 31, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot add VIAF and wikidata ID
January 2, 2017 Edited by Agnes Reid Very brief bio with Wikipedia & Gutenberg links
July 6, 2014 Edited by caf21 merge authors
September 1, 2013 Edited by Tom Morris merge authors
April 1, 2008 Created by an anonymous user initial import