Jonathan Swift - Джонатан Свифт

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) was the greatest of English satiriste. His better satire at the contemprorary social order in jeneral and an the policy of English government towards in particular. That's why the Irish people considered Swift the champion in the struggle for the wealthy and freedom of their country.

Jonathan Swift was born in Dublin, but he came from English family. His father died at the age of 25, leaving his wife and daughter penniless.

His son was born seven month later after his death. The boy knew little of his mother chearch. He hardly ever saw her, during his childhood.

Jonathan Swift was supported by his uncle Godwin. At the age of 6 he was send to school, which he left at 14. He entered a college in Dublin and got his bacheloris degree in 1686.