Xu Zhimo

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Birthday
15, 1897
Birthplace
Haining City, China
Death Date
Nov 19, 1931 (34)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
15, 1897
Birthplace
Haining City, China
Death Date
Nov 19, 1931 (34)

About

Chinese Romantic poet who is most remembered for a 1928 poem entitled "On Leaving Cambridge."

Before Fame

He studied at several Chinese and American universities before attending King's College, Cambridge, where his love affair with poetry began in earnest.

Trivia

He was killed in a plane crash at the age of thirty-four.

Family Life

His arranged marriage to Zhang Youyi produced two children. After divorcing Youyi, he married Lu Xiaoman.

Associated With

While a university student at Cambridge, Xu Zhimo found literary inspiration in the work of John Keats and other English Romantic poets.