Alexander Pope - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Alexander Pope

Place: London

Born: 1688

Death: 1744

Nationality: United Kingdom


Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. Famous for his use of the heroic couplet, he is the third-most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, after Shakespeare and Tennyson. Pope was born to Alexander Pope (1646–1717),...