Saturday, 12 May 2012

Edward Lear's 200th Birthday - Google Doodle May 12, 2012

Google doodle today May 12, 2012 in UK come with a theme Edward Lear's 200th Birthday.

Edward Lear (12 May 1812 – 29 January 1888) was a British artist, illustrator, author, and poet, renowned today primarily for his literary nonsense, in poetry and prose, and especially his limericks, a form that he popularised.

Biography of Edward Lear

Born                         12 May 1812
                                 Holloway, London, UK
Died                         29 January 1888 (aged 75)
                                Sanremo, Liguria, Italy
Occupation               Illustrator, Writer (poet)
Period                      19th century
Genres                      Children's literature
Literary movement     Literary nonsense

via wikipedia