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William Michael Rossetti
Birth: Sep. 25, 1829
London
Greater London, England
Death: Feb. 5, 1919
London
Greater London, England

Writer and critic. He was best-known as the co-founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848, and edited the Brotherhood's literary magazine, "The Germ". He was born in London, the son of Italian scholar Gabriel Rossetti and was the brother of poet and artist Gabriel Dante Rossetti and poet Christina Georgia Rossetti. In 1874, he married Lucy Maddox Brown, daughter of the artist Ford Maddox Brown. He wrote many biographies and critcisms, ranging from poet Algernon Swinburne to artist James McNeil Whistler. He was a major contributor to the Encyclopaedia Britannica.  (bio by: s.canning) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Gabriele Pasquale Giuseppe Rossetti (1783 - 1854)
  Frances Mary Polidori Rossetti (1800 - 1886)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucy Madox Brown Rossetti (1843 - 1894)*
 
 Siblings:
  Maria Francesca Rossetti (1827 - 1876)*
  Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828 - 1882)*
  William Michael Rossetti (1829 - 1919)
  Christina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highgate Cemetery (West)
Highgate
London Borough of Camden
Greater London, England
 
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Originally Created by: s.canning
Record added: Mar 04, 2007
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William Michael Rossetti
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William Michael Rossetti
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William Michael Rossetti
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Rest in Eternal Peace.
- alltogethernow
 Added: Jan. 12, 2015
HAPPY BIRTHDAY WILLIAM, S.V.
- Suz Valentino
 Added: Sep. 25, 2014

- Historian Fanatic
 Added: Mar. 7, 2010
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