Oliver Goldsmith entry: Overview screen.
10 November probably 1728
OG, poet, novelist, historian, biographer and playwright, was born probably at Pallas
, a middle child in a family of eight.
4 April 1774
OG, poet, novelist, historian, biographer, and playwright, died at the age of forty-three, at 2 Brick Court
, Middle Temple
, of a kidney infection. His condition may have been exacerbated through the use of Dr James's powder, a patent remedy.