Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

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Birthday
17, 1840
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 10, 1922 (82)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1840
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 10, 1922 (82)

About

British poet and author who is most remembered for The Quatrains of Youth. His other works include Satan Absolved: A Victorian Mystery and The Love Sonnets of Proteus.

Before Fame

He worked as a British diplomat for over a decade. He published his debut literary work, Sonnets and Songs, in 1875.

Trivia

He was a well-known breeder of Arabian horses.

Family Life

He married Lady Anne Noel in 1869. The couple separated after Lady Anne discovered Blunt's affairs with Catherine Walters (a courtesan), Jane Morris, and Dorothy Carleton.

Associated With

He was a friend of British leader Winston Churchill.

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