Thomas Stearns Eliot OM was a poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary critic and editor. 

Born : September 26, 1888

Died : January 4, 1965

Considered one of the 20th century's major poets, he is a central figure in English-language Modernist 

Born : St. Louis, Missouri, United States 

Died : London, United Kingdom 

Edited works : Criterion, A Choice of Kipling's Verse, June Thunder 

Influenced by : William Butler Yeats, Ezra Pound 

Awards : Nobel Prize in Literature, Presidential Medal of Freedom 

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, to a prominent Boston Brahmin family.

He moved to England in 1914 at the age of 25 and went on to settle, work, and marry there. 

Education : Harvard University