Lord Byron

Bicentenary appeal seeks to move Byron memorial to prominent site in London's Hyde Park

Group launches £360,000 fund to re-site 1880 statue isolated on UK capital's roundabout

Poetic pose: Lord Byron the image-conscious Romantic in five portraits

The face of the scandal-ridden, best-selling celebrity poet—who died 200 years ago, and had a great influence on 19th-century artists and composers—was better known in his era than that of anyone save Napoloen Bonaparte

School of Lord Byron: how the first global celebrity influenced art, portraiture and attitudes to built heritage

JMW Turner, Eugène Delacroix and Théodore Géricault were among the artists inspired by the much-portrayed poet whose concern for Venice and the Parthenon Marbles has a resonance 200 years after his death

From the archive: The enigmatic spirit of Lord Byron on show at London's National Portrait Gallery

The poet's biographer Fiona MacCarthy placed the Romantic Regency poet in the context of 20th-century film stardom