Robert Browning

  • He is a Victorian poet.
  • Born on 7 May 1812, in London, UK.
  • Died on 12 December 1889 (aged 77), Venice, Kingdom of Italy
  • His Father’s name was also Robert Browning, a bank clerk who build a library at home.
  • His mother’s name was Sarah Anna Wiedemann, a pious woman, mixed German and Scottish. Ten years older than her husband, 40 at the poet’s birth.
  • The poet got a little formal education. He received education at home, from his father, and home library where he got attached to art and life.
  • He married Elizabeth Barrett Browning, another female poet.
  • Master of Dramatic Monologue
  • He was remarkable for irony, characterization, dark humor, social commentary, historical settings, and challenging vocabulary and syntax.