| Share
 

John McCrae

McCrae, John (məkrāˈ) [key], 1872–1918, Canadian physician and poet. His famous poem "In Flanders Fields," written under fire during World War I, was published anonymously in Punch in 1915 and under his name in a posthumous volume, In Flanders Fields (1919). He died of pneumonia during the war.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on John McCrae from Infoplease:

See more Encyclopedia articles on: English Canadian Literature: Biographies


Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring