John Greenleaf Whittier, American Poet

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  • Name: John Greenleaf Whittier
  • Birth: December 17, 1807, Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death: September 7, 1892, Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, USA
  • Language: English
  • Who he was: American poet and anti-slavery activist who wrote Old Portraits and Modern Sketches; poems Barbara Frietchie and Snow-Bound; as well as anti-slavery writings
  • Included in lists (What's This?): HC; Bloom

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