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 Oliver Goldsmith

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Oliver Goldsmith Famous memorial

Birth
Ireland
Death
4 Apr 1774 (aged 45)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Memorial ID
1943 View Source

Author. He was rejected for ordination in 1751 and studied medicine at Edinburgh & Leyden. He practiced as a physician in Southwark & was a writer on Griffith's Monthly Review. He began writing under the name of James Willington in 1758. He is remembered for his second comedy, She Stoops to Conquer, produced at Covent Garden in 1773.

Author. He was rejected for ordination in 1751 and studied medicine at Edinburgh & Leyden. He practiced as a physician in Southwark & was a writer on Griffith's Monthly Review. He began writing under the name of James Willington in 1758. He is remembered for his second comedy, She Stoops to Conquer, produced at Covent Garden in 1773.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 25 Apr 1998
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 1943
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1943/oliver-goldsmith: accessed ), memorial page for Oliver Goldsmith (10 Nov 1728–4 Apr 1774), Find a Grave Memorial ID 1943, citing Temple Church, London, City of London, Greater London, England; Maintained by Find a Grave .