Peter Levi, Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford 1984-1989, was born today in history: 16 May, 1931

Peter Levi Photo: Getty

Peter Levi Photo: Getty

Peter Chad Tigar Levi FSA, FRSL (16 May 1931, Ruislip – 1 February 2000, Frampton-on-Severn), was a poet, archaeologist, Jesuit priest, travel writer, biographer, academic and prolific reviewer and critic. He was Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford (1984–1989).

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