2,682 total votes
John Dryden

John Dryden

John Dryden was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made Poet Laureate in 1668. He is seen as dominating the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden. Walter Scott called him "Glorious John." ... more on Wikipedia

John Dryden is ranked on...

#26 of 81 The Best English Poets of All Time 6.7k VOTES Who is the best English poet? This list includes the greats, poets such as Rudyard Kipling, John Keats, Geoffrey Chaucer, an...
#35 of 89 The Best Catholic Authors 2.6k VOTES Some of history’s most influential and recognizable literary works were written by famous Catholic authors. Who hasn’t hea...
Famous People Buried at Westminster Abbey 57.3k VIEWS List of notable people and celebrities buried at Westminster Abbey. This list includes the names of famous and significant p...

John Dryden is also found on...

Famous People Buried in Westminster Abbey Famous People Who Died in England List of Famous Literary Critics Famous Playwrights from England List of Famous Poets Famous Poets from England Famous Male Poets Famous Male Literary Critics Famous Westminster School Alumni Famous Male Playwrights Famous People Who Died in London List of Famous Playwrights Famous Catholic Authors Famous Trinity College, Cambridge Alumni