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George Henry Boker (1823–1890)

Boker, George Henry. An American poet and dramatist; born in Philadelphia, Oct. 6, 1823; died there, Jan. 2, 1890. He graduated from Princeton in 1842; studied law; and was United States Minister to Turkey in 1871–75, and to Russia in 1875–79. His plays include: ‘Calaynos’ (1848); ‘Anne Boleyn’ (1850); ‘Francesca di Rimini’; ‘The Betrothed’; and ‘All the World’s a Mask.’ Collected plays and poems (Boston, 1856). Also ‘Poems of the War’ (1864); ‘Königsmark and other Poems’ (1869); ‘The Book of the Dead’ (1882); and ‘Sonnets’ (1886). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).