George Gordon, Lord (6th Baron Byron) 1788–1824, English poet.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

Byron would die in 1824, fighting for Greece’s freedom from the Ottoman Empire.
4 Smart Summer Reads Alexander Nazaryan August 6, 2010

Hardly an apologist for Vienna, Byron still found these tracts too extreme and in need of censoring.
Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy Michael Weiss February 15, 2014

At any rate, it invites the complaint that Byron made to Wordsworth: “I wish he would explain his Explanation.”
“Why Does the World Exist?” by Jim Holt: Review Anthony Gottlieb July 16, 2012

That Byron himself had been raised a Scotsman and a Calvinist placed him from birth slightly askew from the ruling British elite.
Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy Michael Weiss February 15, 2014

We can only speculate as to whether Byron would have continued his wanderlust and produced more fine writing.
The Grand Tour in Style: Robert Byron’s ‘Europe in the Looking-Glass’ Malcolm Forbes November 15, 2012

Historical Examples

You remember how Byron speaks of this: “And all went merry as a marriage bell.”
Addresses & Papers / Collectanea Peter Eade

Byron had a club foot in his mind, and so Byron is a by-word.
The Green Carnation Robert Smythe Hichens

Even Byron and Burns, who did not live as men who desired length of days, died scarcely sooner than their generation.
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 96, October 1865 Various

To be beautiful is so difficult, that even Byron had a club foot with all his genius.
The Green Carnation Robert Smythe Hichens

Campbell has it against Byron, that “the poetic temperament is incompatible with matrimonial felicity.”
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction. Various

George Gordon, 6th Baron. 1788–1824, British Romantic poet, noted also for his passionate and disastrous love affairs. His major works include Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (1812–18), and Don Juan (1819–24). He spent much of his life abroad and died while fighting for Greek independence
British mathematician who collaborated with Charles Babbage in the development of the analytical engine, an early computer. Byron’s most important contribution was the compilation of detailed notations about how the machine could be programmed.


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