Irish poet who wrote nostalgic and patriotic verse (1779-1852)
Thomas Moore (May 28, 1779 - February 25, 1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of The Last Rose of Summer. Born on the corner of Aungier Street in Dublin, Ireland over his father's grocery shop, his father being from an Irish speaking Gaeltacht in Kerry and his mother, Anastasia Codd, from Wexford. He was educated at Trinity College, which had recently allowed entry to Catholic students and studied law at the Middle Temple in London.
Thomas Moore is the author of popular spiritual books including the New York Times best seller, Care of the Soul (1992). He is a Roman Catholic and a Jungian psychotherapist.
Thomas Moore (1759 – July 11, 1822) was a congressman and planter from South Carolina.
Sir Thomas Cecil Russell Moore (16 September 1888 – 9 April 1971) was a long-serving British Conservative Party politician. He was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayr Burghs in a 1925 by-election, and served until his retirement in 1964, when he was succeeded by George Younger.