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Alfred Tennyson was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England in 1809.
* He was the 4th of 12 children of George Clayton Tennyson, a clergyman, and Elizabeth Fytche Tennyson.
* Tennyson attended King Edward VI Grammar School in Louth and Trinity College, Cambridge.
* He published his first book of poems, Poems, Chiefly Lyrical, in 1830.
* Tennyson was appointed Poet Laureate of England in 1842.
* He is best known for his poems In Memoriam A.H.H., The Idylls of the King, and Ulysses.
* Tennyson died in 1892 and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
* He is considered one of the greatest English poets of all time.
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