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Rupert Brooke
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Born 3 August 1887
Rugby, Warwickshire, England
Died 23 April 1915(1915-04-23) (aged 27)
Aegean Sea, off the island of Skyros
Cause of death Sepsis
Resting place Skyros, Greece
Nationality British
Education Rugby School, King's College, University of Cambridge (fellow)
Occupation Poet
Employer Sidgwick and Jackson (Publisher)
Known for Poetry

Rupert Chawner Brooke (3 August 1887 – 23 April 1915) was an English poet. He is known for his war sonnets written during the First World War. His best known work is "The Soldier" . Irish poet W. B. Yeats described him as "the handsomest young man in England".

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