William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats (June 13, 1865-January 28, 1939) was an Irish poet, playwright, Senator, Nobel Prize winner, and one of the foremost figures of both Irish and British literary scenes. In 1898, along with Lady Gregory and Edward Martyn, Yeats helped establish the Irish Literary Theatre (now Abbey Theatre). Some of his known works are The Poems: A New Edition (1895), Collected Plays, his Autobiography, A Full Moon in March, and A Vision.