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.
He worked as a British diplomat for over a decade. He published his debut literary work, Sonnets and Songs, in 1875.
He was a well-known breeder of Arabian horses.
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.
He was a friend of British leader Winston Churchill.