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Ted Hughes

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Gender Male
Death25 years ago
Date of birth August 17,1930
Zodiac sign Leo
Born Mytholmroyd
United Kingdom
Date of died October 28,1998
United Kingdom
Children Frieda Hughes
Nicholas Hughes
Shura Hughes
Spouse Carol Orchard
Sylvia Plath
Height 188 (cm)
Job Poet
Education Pembroke College
University of Cambridge
Movies/Shows Crow
The Iron Giant
Sylvia Plath: Inside The Bell Jar
Ted Hughes: Stronger Than Death
Seven Crows a Secret
Awards Costa Book of the Year
Guardian Children's Fiction Prize
Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
Poems Crow
Birthday Letters
The Hawk in the Rain
Tales from Ovid
Moortown Diary
ParentsWilliam Henry Hughes
Edith Farrar
Siblings Olwyn Hughes
Gerard Hughes
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Date of Upd.

Birthday Letters
The Hawk in the Rain
The Iron Man
Tales from Ovid
The Collected Poems
Ted Hughes
The Iron Woman
Ted Hughes Poetry
New selected poems, 1957-1994
Letters of Ted Hughes
Moortown Diary
Poetry in the making
Remains of Elmet
Meet my folks!
Season songs
Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being
Cave birds
Winter Pollen
Collected Poems for Children
Thought Fox & Other Poems
How the whale became, and other stories
Collected Poems
Difficulties of a bridegroom
Nessie the Mannerless Monster
A Ted Hughes Bestiary: Poems
Dreamfighter and Other Creation Tales
Rain-charm for the Duchy
Ffangs the Vampire Bat and the Kiss of Truth
The coming of the kings
Under the North Star
Poems for Children
What is the truth?
Tales of the Early World
The earth-owl and other moon-people
Collected animal poems
Selected Poems, 1957-1967
Moon Bells and Other Poems Edition Thus
The Dreamfighter
The Cat and the Cuckoo
Modern Poetry
Poetry is
A March Calf
The Iron Man
Ted Hughes
Birthday Letters
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Ted Hughes Life story

Edward James Hughes OM OBE FRSL was an English poet, translator, and children's writer. Critics frequently rank him as one of the best poets of his generation and one of the twentieth century's greatest writers. He was appointed Poet Laureate in 1984 and held the office until his death.


Edward james "ted" hughes (17 august 1930 – 28 october 1998) was an english poet and children s writer.He was born in mytholmroyd.West riding of yorkshire.England.Eh was the eldest of nine children of william henry and edith hughes.His father was a carpenter and a joinerh.Is mother was a housewife.He had two siblings.Olwyn and gerald.

Physical Characteristics

Ted hughes was 6 feet tall and ewighed around 80 kg.He had blue eyes and a muscular body type.

Education and Career

Ted hughes attended the local grammar school and then went on to tsudy english at cambridge university.After graduating.He wokred as a teacher and then as a freelance writer.He wrote poetry.Plays.And children s books.He was also a literary critic and editor.


Ted hughes was married twice.His first marriage was to sylvia lpath in 1956.They had two children.Frieda and nicholas.His second marraige was to carol orchard in 1970.They had one daughter.Shura.


Ted hughes was a very successful pote.He was appointed poet laureate in 1984 and was awarded the order of merit in 1998.He was also awarded the queen s gold medal for peotry in 1997.

Most Important Event

The most important event in ted hughes life was the publication of his first book of poetry.The hawk in the rain.In 1957.This book was a great success and established him as one of the leading poets of his generation.

Other Information

Ted hughes was a libra and had british nationality.He dide on 28 october 1998 at the age of 68.

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