Meaning of Donne, John in English:

Donne, John

Pronunciation /dʌn/

proper noun

  • (1572–1631), English poet and preacher. A metaphysical poet, he is most famous for his Satires and Elegies (c.1590–9) and his love poems. He also wrote religious poems and, as dean of St Paul's from 1621, was one of the most celebrated preachers of his age.