Wilfred Owen

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Birthday
18, 1893
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 4, 1918 (25)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
18, 1893
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 4, 1918 (25)

About

British, World War I-era poet whose best-known works include "Dulce et Decorum Est" and "Anthem for Doomed Youth." Most of his famous poems were published after his death.

Before Fame

He took classes in Old English and botany at University College, Reading.

Trivia

He was killed in combat in France in 1918.

Family Life

He was one of four children born to Thomas and Harriet Susan Owen.

Associated With

He was an admirer and close friend of author Siegfried Sassoon.