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Edward James "Ted" Hughes OM was an English poet and children's writer. Critics frequently rank him as one of the best poets of his generation, and one of the twentieth century's greatest writers. He served as Poet Laureate from 1984 until his death.
He died on October 28, 1998, aged 68, in London, England.
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