1788-01-22

George Gordon Noel Byronwas born in London.

George Gordon Noel Byron, one of the world's great poets of the 19th century, was born in London, although he was brought up in Aberdeen.

Lord Byron's influence on art, music, and literature is generally believed to be beyond anyone at the time. Outside of writing, his fame surrounded his extravagant living, many love affairs, and financial debts.