John Keats was born in Moorgate, London
Keats was sent to John Clarke's school in Enfield, where he found his love for history, writing, and classic stories
Keats left school to apprentice with Thomas Hammond, who was a surgeon and apothecary.
At the age of 19, Keats wrote his first extant poem called "An Imitation of Spenser”.
Keats started writing poems and letters to his friends and loved ones. This is where he realized his true talent for writing.
Keats became a medical student at Guy’s Hospital. And in 1816 he received his Apothecary license.
Keats announces that he wants to become a poet instead of a surgeon.
Keats published "O solitude"
Keats published his first book of poems, but sadly the book did not sell well and was considered a failure.
This poem was called "You Say You Love", also known as "O' Love Me Truly"
Isabella, or the Pot of Basil became popular with Pre-Raphaelite painters. These painters depicted his poem through their art.
Keats develops a huge sickness that prevents him from getting out of bed.
Keats wrote his last letter to Charles Armitage Brown, a close friend.
Keats died peacefully while holding hands with his friend Joseph Severn, who had traveled with for many years