Edmund Blunden

Edmund Blunden

Born: November 1, 1896

Died: January 20, 1974

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet, author

Biography: Edmund Charles Blunden, MC was an English poet, author and critic. Like his friend Siegfried Sassoon, he wrote of his experiences in World War I in both verse and prose. For most of his career, Blunden was also a reviewer for English publications and an academic in Tokyo and later Hong Kong. He ended his career as Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford.