(April 5, 1837-April 10, 1909)
Wrote 'Atalanta in Calydon (1865),' 'Chastelard (1865),' 'Poems and Ballads (1866),' 'Songs Before Sunrise (1871),' 'Erechthus (1876),' 'The Heptologia (1886),' 'Tristram of Lyonesse (1882)' and 'Astrophel (1894)'
Why he might be annoying
He was a terrible alcoholic.
He fell in love with his first cousin.
His poetry was considered obscene in his time.
The famous Satanist Aleister Crowley was a huge fan.
A girlfriend broke up with him because he wouldn't stop biting her during sex.
He often talked about having sex with animals.
He claimed he had sex with a monkey and then ate it.
Why he might not be annoying
He eventually quit drinking for good.
He suffered from epilepsy.
His poems often feature sadomasochistic sex.
He published parodies of his own work.
He went deaf.
Oscar Wilde said he just made up the bestiality thing to shock people.
Credit: Wieland Kalligaro
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Year In Review:
In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 15 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 19 Votes: 78.95% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 31 Votes: 58.06% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 26 Votes: 57.69% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 53 Votes: 75.47% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 83 Votes: 61.45% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 125 Votes: 66.40% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 178 Votes: 69.10% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 24 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
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