Christopher Marlowe


Born
in Canterbury, England, The United Kingdom
January 27, 1564

Died
May 30, 1593

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Christopher "Kit" Marlowe (baptised 26 February 1564) was an English dramatist, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. The foremost Elizabethan tragedian next to William Shakespeare, he is known for his magnificent blank verse, his overreaching protagonists, and his own mysterious and untimely death.

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“Make me immortal with a kiss.”
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