American-British poet and critic Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in 1888 in St. Lois, Missouri.
One of the most distinguished literary figures of the 20th century. T. S. Eliot won the 1948 Nobel Prize in Literature. He studied at Harvard, the Sorbonne, and Oxford. In 1914 he established residence in London and in 1927 became a British subject.
After working as a teacher and a bank clerk he began a publishing career; he was assistant editor of the Egoist (1917–19) and edited his own quarterly, the Criterion in1965. ( Part 1)