The Legend of Don Juan has been told throughout the centuries. This romantic/adventure tale will delight the reader. Lord Byron was born in 1788 in England. He was a leading Romantic poet. Don Juan is one of his best known works even though it was unfinished at his death. Don Juan is a digressive satiric poem based on the legend of Don Juan. Don Juan was a womanized but he also fell easily under a woman's spell. In Byron's poem Don Juan is portrayed in a more humorous way instead of as the tormented soul in previous works.