Died aged 68
John Dryden (/ˈdraɪdən/; 19 August [O.S. 9 August] 1631 – 12 May [O.S. 1 May] 1700) was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was appointed England's first Poet Laureate in 1668. He is seen as dominating the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden. Romanticist writer Sir Walter Scott called him "Glorious John".DbPedia
Commemorated on 2 plaques
John Dryden poet. lived here. B.1631. D.1700.
43 Gerrard Street, Westminster, W1, London, United Kingdom where they lived
On the 19th December 1679 in the alley by the Lamb & Flag the poet John Dryden was nearly done to death by rogues hired by the Earl of Rochester
Rose Street, London, United Kingdom where they was