Coleridge Timeline

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Born October 21 in Devonshire

1772

His father dies

1781

Attended christ's hospital school in the city of London as a charity scoular

1782 - 1791

Attended Jesus College, Cambridge.

1791 - 1794

He won the Browne Gold Medal

1792

Marries Sara Fricker

1795

Coleridge met poet William Wordsworth

1795

The first volume of poems arrived in april

1796

First son born

1796

He wrote his famous poems, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan

1797

Second volume of poems in May

1797

Wrote Frost at Midnight, Fears in Solitude, and Cristabel

1798

Second son born in May

1798

Coleridge and Wordsworth published a joint volume of poetry

1798

Went with Wordsworth to Germany

1798

His son Derwent is born

1800

His addiction to opium starts

1800

His daughter, Sara, is born

1803

January 14 headed on foot to london

1804

He travelled to Sicily and Malta as a secretary

1804

Coleridge made his second attempt to become a newspaper publisher

1809

Gave a series of lectures in London

1810 - 1820

Coleridge's addiction began to get worse

1817

He finished his major prose work called the Biographia Literaria

1817

He died in Highgate, London on July 25th as a result of heart failure

1834