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Joseph Addison

Birthplace: Milston, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in London, Middlesex, England
Place of Burial: City of Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
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Son of Rev. Lancelot Addison and Jane Gulston
Brother of Dorothy Addison; Anne Addison; Lancelot Addison and Gulston Addison, President of Ft. St. George
Half brother of Col. John Addison

Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison (1 May 1672 – 17 June 1719) was an English essayist, poet, playwright and politician. He was a man of letters, eldest son of Lancelot Addison. His name is usually remembered alongside that of his long-standing friend, Richard Steele, with whom he founded The Spectator magazine.

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May 1, 1672
Milston, Wiltshire, England
June 17, 1719
Age 47
London, Middlesex, England
City of Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom