Victor HugoVictor Hugo
26 February 1802
Author & Poet
Charles BaudelaireCharles Baudelaire
09 April 1821
Poet

Arthur RimbaudArthur Rimbaud
20 October 1854
Poet

Guy de MaupassantGuy de Maupassant
05 August 1850
Novelist & Short Story Writer

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
05 July 1889
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
16 January 1874
Poet & Writer
Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet
13 May 1840
Novelist, Short story writer, playwright, poet

Stéphane MallarméStéphane Mallarmé
18 March 1842
Poet

Alfred de MussetAlfred de Musset
11 December 1810
Dramatist, Poet, Novelist

Andre BretonAndre Breton
19 February 1896
Founder of Surrealism
Oscar MiloszOscar Milosz
28 May 1877
Poet

Paul ValeryPaul Valery
30 October 1871
Poet
Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
10 September 1897
Philosopher, Librarian, Poet, Novelist, Writer,

Paul VerlainePaul Verlaine
30 March 1844
Poet, Essayist, Writer, Librettist

Guillaume ApollinaireGuillaume Apollinaire
25 August 1880
Poet
Arthur de GobineauArthur de Gobineau
14 July 1816
Racial theorist, Philosopher, Writer, Diplomat,

Tristan TzaraTristan Tzara
16 April 1896
Art collector, Poet, Writer, Diplomat, Film
Gaston BachelardGaston Bachelard
27 June 1884
Philosopher, Poet, Writer, University teacher

Francis PicabiaFrancis Picabia
22 January 1879
Painter, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet

Edmond RostandEdmond Rostand
01 April 1868
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Essayist, Screenwriter
Alfred JarryAlfred Jarry
08 September 1873
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Novelist

Louis AragonLouis Aragon
03 October 1897
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist,
François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11 October 1885
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,

Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
06 August 1868
Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet

Comte de LautréamontComte de Lautréamont
04 April 1846
Poet, Writer

Max JacobMax Jacob
12 July 1876
Painter, Poet, Writer, Literary critic
Sully PrudhommeSully Prudhomme
16 March 1839
Poet, Writer, Essayist, Diarist
Blaise CendrarsBlaise Cendrars
01 September 1887
War correspondent, Journalist, Poet, Writer,

Jean-Henri FabreJean-Henri Fabre
22 December 1823
Entomologist, Writer, University teacher, Poet

Henri MichauxHenri Michaux
24 May 1899
Painter, Poet, Writer

Léon BloyLéon Bloy
11 July 1846
Writer, Poet, Essayist, Journalist, Novelist,
Saint-John PerseSaint-John Perse
31 May 1887
Poet, Writer, Diplomat

Benjamin FondaneBenjamin Fondane
14 November 1898
Linguist, Poet, Librarian, Film director,

Anna de NoaillesAnna de Noailles
15 November 1876
Writer, Salon-holder, Poet, Model

Alphonse AllaisAlphonse Allais
20 October 1854
Writer, Poet, Journalist, Screenwriter, Painter,

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Émile BernardÉmile Bernard
28 April 1868
Painter, Poet, Writer