Poets Timeline

William Butler Yeats T.S.Eliot W.H.Auden Sylvia Plath

Lifetimes

William Butler Yeats

June 13,1865 - January 28, 1939

T.S.Eliot

September 19,1888 - January 4,1965

W.H.Auden

February 21,1907 - September 29,1973

Yeats wins Nobel Prize in Literature

1923

Sylvia Plath

October 3,1932 - February 11,1963

Auden win Pulitzer Prize

1947

T.S.Eliot wins Nobel Prize

1948

Yeats reburied in Sligo

1948

World Events

Franco-Prussian War

July 19,1870 - May 10,1871

World War I

1914 - 1918

Russian Rebellion

1917

World War II

1939 - 1945

Mao Zedong launches The Great Leap Forward

1958

JFK assassination

1963

Mao Zedong launches the Cultural Revolution

1966