Robert Browning

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

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Robert Browning
Born in London, Middlesex, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died in Venice, Italymap
Profile last modified | Created 12 May 2015
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Robert Browning is Notable.


In 1846 he married another poet, Elizabeth Moulton Barrett and they moved to Florence, Italy.

In 1861 his wife died and was buried there, after which he went to London, England.

In 1878 he moved to Venice, Italy where he resided with his son and his sister Sarianna, until his death on 12 Dec 1889. His remains were taken to London, England and buried in Westminster Abbey, in the Poet's Corner, where a white marble slab, with the simple inscription, "Browning" upon it, marks his last resting place.


  • "Robert BROWNING's ancestors" by F. J. FURNIVALL presented on 28 Feb 1890 at the 72nd Meeting of the Browning Society which gave this generation outline ...
.1 Robert BROWNING b=bef.1700 d=1746 occ=butler
..2 Thomas BROWNING b=1721 d=1794 occ=inn-keeper
...3 Robert BROWNING b=1749 d=1833 occ=bank-clerk
....4 Robert BROWNING b=1782 d=1866 occ=bank-clerk
.....5 Robert BROWNING b=1812 d=1869 occ=poet
m=12 Sep 1846 Elizabeth Moulton Barrett.

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Robert Browning, poet (1888)
Robert Browning, poet (1888)


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