Rupert Brooke facts for kids
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|Born||3 August 1887
Rugby, Warwickshire, England
|Died||23 April 1915
|Cause of death||Sepsis|
|Resting place||Skyros, Greece|
|Education||Rugby School, King's College, University of Cambridge (fellow)|
|Employer||Sidgwick and Jackson (Publisher)|
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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