Coleridge's Life Timeline

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Birth

21 October 1772

Coleridge attended Jesus College, Cambridge

1791 - 1794

He won the Browne Gold Medal for an ode that he wrote on the slave trade

1792

Coleridge published,a poem which was the starting point for the Romantic age.

1798

He travelled to Sicily, working as an Acting Public Secretary

1804

He gave a series of lectures in London and Bristol for younger poets.

1810 - 1820

Coleridge translated the Goethe's classic Faust

1814

He notably published Sibylline Leaves

1817

In Gillman's home, he finished his major prose work, the Biographia Literaria

1817

He published Aids to Reflection

1825

He published Church and State

1826

Death was a result of heart failure which was linked to his use of opium

25 July 1834