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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – Poet

BIRTHDAY: February 27, 1807 BIRTHPLACE: Maine DEATH DATE: Mar 24, 1882 (age 75) American Fireside Poet known for such lyrical works as The Song of Hiawatha and Evangeline. Also an educator, he taught at both Bowdoin College and Harvard College. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy, and was