Gerard Manley Hopkins
Person Male Born 28/7/1844 Died 8/6/1889
Poet and Jesuit priest. Born 87 The Grove, Stratford, of Welsh ancestry. 1852 the family moved to Hampstead and GMH attended Highgate School where he flourished. At Oxford University he converted to Catholicism. Was Professor of Classics, University College Dublin, 1884-1889. Unpublished during his life, a friend arranged for his collected verse to be published in 1918. Died in Dublin of typhoid.