Robert Burns Biography

Robert Burns Biography


Robert Burns was born on 25 January, 1759 and he died on 21 July, 1796. People of Scotland refer to him as Rabbie Burns and call him Scotland’s favorite son. Some of the other names that are used to address him were Plougham Poet and Bard of Ayrshire. Many people simply called him the Bard.

Burns was a poet and lyricist from Scotland. He is also considered to be the national poet of his country because nobody has been as famous as him. Also, he is the best of the poets who used the Scottish language to write, even though he wrote in English as well. He was very highly regarded in Scotland. In fact, he has been credited of starting the Romantic Movement in his country. When he died, Burns inspired the people who started the liberal and social movements in the country. More...




Robert Burns And Poetry

Robert Burns And Poetry

Robert Burns was a very popular poet from Scotland, and his works are read all over the world. In fact, he is considered to be the national poet of his country. He has been credited of starting the Romantic Movement.


Robert Burns and poetry are synonymous with love, romance and courtship. Here are some of the greatest poems he has written.

A Grace Before Dinner
O thou who kindly dost provide
For every creature's want!
We bless Thee, God of Nature wide,
For all Thy goodness lent:

A Red, Red Rose
O, my Luve's like a red, red rose,
That's newly sprung in June.
O, my Luve's like a melodie
That's sweetly play'd in tune. More...






Poet :

Robert-Burns-Birthday      People in Scotland celebrate Robert Burns' birthday on January 25, and call it Rabbie’s Birthday. Usually this day is celebrated with the Burns Night Supper. This day is celebrated by drinking whiskey, raising a toast to the young women and eating haggis. Robert Burns' birthday celebration has become a ritual for Scots all over the world as the celebrations have been held from the time Burns passed away over two hundred years ago. More..




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