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"On This Day  I  Complete My
Thirty-sixth Year"

Lord Byron was born January 22, 1788, and died at the age of thirty-six in Missolonghi, Greece on April 19, 1824, (the day after Easter Sunday) during the Greek War of Independence.

This poem was his last . . . . written as an entry in his journal on January 22, 1824.

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NOTE:    In Athens, the Byron memorial is on the corner of the Zappeion Gardens in direct line with the Parthenon and across the street from the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch. (see below)

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