Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) was an English poet, most famous for his WWI poems depicting the horror of war, before he was killed as a soldier in that same war.

Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) was an Englishman who fought as a soldier in the First World War. He remains one of the most famous WWI poets, writing well-known poems such as "Dulce et Decorum est" and "Anthem for Doomed Youth" which painted grim pictures of the horrors of war.

He was killed in battle on 4 November 1918, long after the peace had been agreed but one week before the signing of the Armistice which officially ended the war.