Jonathan Swift DST
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Jonathan Swift DST (1667 - 1745)

Reverend Jonathan Swift DST
Born in Dublin, Irelandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married Jun 1716 in Dublin, Irelandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Dublin, Irelandmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Apr 2014
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Biography

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Jonathan Swift DST is Notable.

Jonathan Swift was many things in his life; an author, clergyman & satirist. He was orphaned in childhood & raised by his uncle. His father's brother raised him well & sent him to Trinity College to be educated. Jonathan published many literary works during his life & is best known for Gulliver's Travels.

Research note

He was awarded the degree of Doctor of Sacred Theology and was therefore known as Dr Swift. His relationship with Stella Johnson was neither a canonical nor a civil marriage.[1]

Sources

  1. Clive Probyn, "Swift, Jonathan (1667–1745)" in "Oxford Dictionary of National Biography", 23 September 2004 https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/26833


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