Joseph Addison

politician, writer and playwright (1672-1719)

Joseph Addison (May 1, 1672 – June 17, 1719) was a famous author and essayist who is known as "The Noblest Purifier of English Literature". Addison is buried in Westminster Abbey in the north aisle of the Henry VII Chapel.

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