Henry Wadsworth Longfellow — American Poet born on February 27, 1807, died on March 24, 1882

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy, and was one of the five Fireside Poets... (wikipedia)