Victor HugoVictor Hugo
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Author & Poet
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Poet

Charles BaudelaireCharles Baudelaire
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Poet

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Novelist & Short Story Writer

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
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Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

Paul VerlainePaul Verlaine
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Poet
Andre BretonAndre Breton
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Founder of Surrealism

Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet
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Novelist, Short story writer, playwright, poet

Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
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Poet & Writer
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Poet

Paul ValeryPaul Valery
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Poet
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Dramatist, Poet, Novelist

Oscar MiloszOscar Milosz
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Poet

Guillaume ApollinaireGuillaume Apollinaire
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Poet

Arthur de GobineauArthur de Gobineau
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Racial theorist, Philosopher, Writer, Diplomat,

Charles MaurrasCharles Maurras
20 April 1868
Author
Tristan TzaraTristan Tzara
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Art collector, Poet, Writer, Diplomat, Film

Gaston BachelardGaston Bachelard
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Philosopher, Poet, Writer, University teacher

Louis AragonLouis Aragon
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Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist,

Edmond RostandEdmond Rostand
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Playwright, Writer, Poet, Essayist, Screenwriter
Francis PicabiaFrancis Picabia
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Painter, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet

Adah Isaacs MenkenAdah Isaacs Menken
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Actress
Alfred JarryAlfred Jarry
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Playwright, Writer, Poet, Novelist

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
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Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,

Comte de LautréamontComte de Lautréamont
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Poet, Writer
Max JacobMax Jacob
12 July 1876
Painter, Poet, Writer, Literary critic

Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
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Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet
Robert de MontesquiouRobert de Montesquiou
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Poet

Charles PéguyCharles Péguy
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Poet

Sully PrudhommeSully Prudhomme
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Poet, Writer, Essayist, Diarist
Blaise CendrarsBlaise Cendrars
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War correspondent, Journalist, Poet, Writer,

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Henri MichauxHenri Michaux
24 May 1899
Painter, Poet, Writer
Jean-Henri FabreJean-Henri Fabre
21 December 1823
Entomologist

Zygmunt KrasińskiZygmunt Krasiński
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Poet

Léon BloyLéon Bloy
11 July 1846
Writer, Poet, Essayist, Journalist, Novelist,

Pierre LouÿsPierre Louÿs
10 December 1870
Poet
Arthur CravanArthur Cravan
22 May 1887
Writer
Vernon LeeVernon Lee
14 October 1856
Writer

Émile BernardÉmile Bernard
28 April 1868
Painter, Poet, Writer

Saint-John PerseSaint-John Perse
31 May 1887
Poet, Writer, Diplomat

Stanislas de GuaitaStanislas de Guaita
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Poet
Raymond RousselRaymond Roussel
20 January 1877
Poet

Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-AdamAuguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam
07 November 1838
Writer

Philippe HenriotPhilippe Henriot
07 January 1889
Poet

Louis FeuilladeLouis Feuillade
19 February 1873
Director

Anna de NoaillesAnna de Noailles
15 November 1876
Writer, Salon-holder, Poet, Model
Jules LaforgueJules Laforgue
16 August 1860
Poet

Francis PongeFrancis Ponge
27 March 1899
Essayist
Alphonse AllaisAlphonse Allais
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Writer, Poet, Journalist, Screenwriter, Painter,

Pierre-Jean de BérangerPierre-Jean de Béranger
19 August 1780
Poet

Henri MurgerHenri Murger
27 March 1822
French author
Jules RomainsJules Romains
26 August 1885
Poet

Charles CrosCharles Cros
01 October 1842
Poet
Benjamin FondaneBenjamin Fondane
14 November 1898
Linguist, Poet, Librarian, Film director,

Pierre ReverdyPierre Reverdy
13 September 1889
Poet

Aloysius BertrandAloysius Bertrand
20 April 1807
Poet

Remy de GourmontRemy de Gourmont
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Poet

Philippe SoupaultPhilippe Soupault
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French writer
Paul DéroulèdePaul Déroulède
02 September 1846
Author

Sylvain MaréchalSylvain Maréchal
15 August 1750
Essayist

Marceline Desbordes-ValmoreMarceline Desbordes-Valmore
20 June 1786
Poet

Henri de RégnierHenri de Régnier
28 December 1864
Poet
Tristan CorbièreTristan Corbière
18 July 1845
Poet

José Maria de HerediaJosé Maria de Heredia
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Poet
Edgar QuinetEdgar Quinet
17 February 1803
Historian

Jean RichepinJean Richepin
04 February 1849
Poet

Catulle MendèsCatulle Mendès
22 May 1841
Poet
Anatole Le BrazAnatole Le Braz
02 April 1859
Poet

François CoppéeFrançois Coppée
26 January 1842
Poet
Francis JammesFrancis Jammes
02 December 1868
Poet

Valery LarbaudValery Larbaud
29 August 1881
Writer

Théodore de BanvilleThéodore de Banville
14 March 1823
Poet
Jules SupervielleJules Supervielle
16 January 1884
Poet

Paul FortPaul Fort
01 February 1872
Poet
Stanislas de BoufflersStanislas de Boufflers
31 May 1738
Writer

Placide CappeauPlacide Cappeau
25 October 1808
Poet

Léon-Paul FargueLéon-Paul Fargue
04 March 1876
Poet

Gustave KahnGustave Kahn
21 December 1859
Poet
Jacques DelilleJacques Delille
22 June 1738
Writer
Pierre Jean JouvePierre Jean Jouve
11 October 1887
Writer

François-Xavier GarneauFrançois-Xavier Garneau
15 June 1809
Notary

Louise-Victorine AckermannLouise-Victorine Ackermann
30 November 1813
Poet

Pierre, comte DaruPierre, comte Daru
12 January 1767
French military administrator
Maurice de GuérinMaurice de Guérin
04 August 1810
Poet

Jean AicardJean Aicard
04 February 1848
Poet

Émile DeschampsÉmile Deschamps
20 February 1791
Poet

Charles VildracCharles Vildrac
22 November 1882
Author

Jacques AudibertiJacques Audiberti
25 March 1899
Playwright
Henry BatailleHenry Bataille
04 April 1872
Dramatist

Louis de FontanesLouis de Fontanes
06 March 1757
Poet
Népomucène LemercierNépomucène Lemercier
20 April 1771
Poet

Georges de Porto-RicheGeorges de Porto-Riche
20 May 1849
Dramatist
Francis Viélé-GriffinFrancis Viélé-Griffin
26 May 1864
Poet
François AndrieuxFrançois Andrieux
06 May 1759
Playwright