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J. M. W. Turner

Person  Male  Born 23/4/1775  Died 19/12/1851

Categories: Art, Seriously Famous

Born (on St George's Day) in Covent Garden. Even as he became successful he refused to modify his working-class accent. Lived alone with his father. Had few friends, two mistresses but never married. Died at his Chelsea home, his last words being "the sun is God". Buried in St Paul's Cathedral.

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J. M. W. Turner

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Cross Keys pub

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JMW Turner - SW10

Joseph.Mallord.William.Turner. landscape.painter. B.1775. D.1851. lived.&...

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JMW Turner - W1

J.M.W. Turner R.A., 1775 - 1851, lived here.

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J.M.W. Turner - Wapping

Joseph Turner 1775 - 1851 Brought up in London, Turner was always fascinated ...

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