Biography of John William Polidori Author Physician 1795-1821

On 29 Jan 1793 [his father] Gaetano Fedele Polidori 1763-1853 (30) and Anna Maria Pierce of Middlesex -1774 (19) were married.

On 07 Sep 1795 John William Polidori Author Physician 1795-1821 was born to [his father] Gaetano Fedele Polidori 1763-1853 (32) and Anna Maria Pierce of Middlesex -1774 (21).

From 1804 to 1810 John William Polidori Author Physician 1795-1821 (14) was a student at Ampleforth College.

On 01 Aug 1815 John William Polidori Author Physician 1795-1821 (19) received his degree as a doctor of medicine from Edinburgh University.

In 1816 John William Polidori Author Physician 1795-1821 (20) became physician to George "Lord Byron" 6th Baron Byron Poet 1788-1824 (27) and accompanied him on his trip through Europe.

Between 1807 and 1809. George Sanders 1774-1846. Portrait of George 1837. Henry Pierce Bone Painter 1779-1855. Portrait of George 1814. Thomas Phillips 1770-1845. Portrait of George

Around 18 Aug 1816 at Villa Diodati George "Lord Byron" 6th Baron Byron Poet 1788-1824 (28) suggested he and his companinions, Percy Bysshe Shelley Poet 1792-1822 (24), his future wife Mary Godwin aka Shelley Author 1797-1851 (18), John William Polidori Author Physician 1795-1821 (20)

In 1840. Richard Rothwell Painter 1800-1868. Portrait of Mary Godwin aka Shelley Author 1797-1851. Around 1842. Richard Rothwell Painter 1800-1868. Portrait of Mary Godwin aka Shelley Author 1797-1851.

On 24 Aug 1821 John William Polidori Author Physician 1795-1821 (25) died at his father's house 38 Great Pulteney Street. There were suspicions he had committed suicide by consuming prussic acid although the coroner gave death by natural causes.