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w b yeats wikipedia - william butler yeats 13 june 1865 28 january 1939 was an irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature a pillar of the irish literary establishment he helped to found the abbey theatre and in his later years served as a senator of the irish free state for two terms he was a driving force behind the irish literary revival along with lady gregory edward martyn