Seamus Heaney

  • Born: (Castledawson, Northern Ireland)
  • Died: (Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland)

Seamus Justin Heaney, MRIA was an Irish poet, playwright, and translator. Recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995. Heaney was a professor at Harvard from 1981 to 1997, and its Poet in Residence from 1988 to 2006. From 1989 to 1994, he was also the Professor of Poetry at Oxford.

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