|Birth Day||December 17, 1807|
|Birth Place||Haverhill, MA|
|Age||212 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Sep 7, 1892 (age 84)|
Nineteenth-century American Fireside Poet and abolitionist whose best-known poems include "Snow-Bound" and "The Brewing of Soma." He also wrote the lyrics to the popular hymn "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind."
He published his first poem in the Newburyport Free Press when he was only eighteen years old.
His poems are remembered for their Quaker themes.
Poet Robert Burns was Whittier's most significant literary influence.