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About Siegfried Sassoon
Siegfried Sassoon, also known by the nickname “Mad Jack”, was a renowned English war poet, soldier and novelist, who in addition to his famous war poems, is also remembered for his exploits during World War I and for his near-autobiographical novels, most notably 1928’s Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man.
He was born to Theresa Thornycroft and Alfred Ezra Sassoon. In 1933, he and Hester Gatty tied the knot. The marriage produced his only child, a son named George Sassoon, who became a scientist and author.
For his valor during World War II, he was honored with a Military Cross.
Before his marriage to Hester, he had multiple love affairs with men.
His novel Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man won him a number of awards, including the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.
He earned his popular nickname "Mad Jack" for his extraordinary valor in the front line during World War I.
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Siegfried Sassoon's Popularity
Siegfried Sassoon was a famous English poet, who was born on September 8, 1886. As a person born on this date, Siegfried Sassoon is listed in our database as the 38th most popular celebrity for the day (September 8) and the 6th most popular for the year (1886).
People born on September 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Siegfried Sassoon is the 1252nd most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Siegfried Sassoon's birthday, Siegfried Sassoon is the 1139th most famous English.
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