Dr Oliver Goldsmith
(1730-1774)

Died aged 43

Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1728 – 4 April 1774) was an Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), his pastoral poem The Deserted Village (1770), and his plays The Good-Natur'd Man (1768) and She Stoops to Conquer (1771, first performed in 1773). He is thought to have written the classic children's tale The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes (1765).

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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Oliver Goldsmith 1730 to 1774 flamboyant playwright, author of "She Stoops to Conquer"

Oliver Goldsmith Primary School, Peckham Rd, Peckham, London, United Kingdom where they was

Oliver Goldsmith stayed here 1771

North Parade, Bath, United Kingdom where they stayed