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Full name : W B Yeats
Alias : W B Yeats
Gender : Men
Country : Iceland
Birthday : 13-06-1865
Address : Ireland
Animals : Ox
Zodiac : Gemini
Died : 28-01-1939
Father : John Butler Yeats
Mother : Susan Mary Pollexfen
Siblings : Jack, Elizabeth, Susan Mary
Wife : Georgiana Hyde-Lees (m. 1917–1939)
Children :
Education : National College of Art and Design (1884 – 1886)
Position :
Activists : Poets , Playwrights

William Butler Yeats was a famous Irish poet, dramatist and one of the pioneers of the literary world in 20th century. The author was also a member of the Irish Senate and served it for two terms. His contribution to the English literature is as high as that to his native the Irish literature, where he is remembered for his role in reviving the literature. He was a co-founder of the famous Abbey theatre and stepping in as its chief. Among his most famous works are The Tower (1928), The Winding Stair and Other Poems and The Winding Stair and Other Poems (1929). In 1923, Yeats was awarded the honorary Nobel Prize in literature making him the first Irishman to be honored with the award. A master of the traditional verses, the author died on 28 January 1839, at the age of seventy three.

 

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