Back to top

We know of 1 events of note in literature and the arts that occurred on July 25:

  • The English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge died on this day in 1834 in Highgate, London, at the home of his friend and physician James Gillman. His body was first buried in Highgate Cemetery but later moved to the cemetery of St. Michael's Church. Neither his wife Sarah nor his children attended his funeral. Also absent were his surviving literary friends, the Poet Lareate Robert Southey, his erstwhile collaborator William Wordsworth (who after his death said that Coleridge was the most wonderful man he had ever known), and Charles Lamb.