Victor HugoVictor Hugo
26 February 1802
Author & Poet
Guy de MaupassantGuy de Maupassant
05 August 1850
Novelist & Short Story Writer

Charles BaudelaireCharles Baudelaire
09 April 1821
Poet

Arthur RimbaudArthur Rimbaud
20 October 1854
Poet

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

Paul VerlainePaul Verlaine
30 March 1844
Poet
Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
16 January 1874
Poet & Writer

Stéphane MallarméStéphane Mallarmé
18 March 1842
Poet

Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet
13 May 1840
Novelist, Short story writer, playwright, 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,

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

Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
06 August 1868
Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet
Tristan TzaraTristan Tzara
16 April 1896
Art collector, Poet, Writer, Diplomat, Film

Gaston BachelardGaston Bachelard
27 June 1884
Philosopher, Poet, Writer, University teacher

Charles MaurrasCharles Maurras
20 April 1868
Author
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,

Sully PrudhommeSully Prudhomme
16 March 1839
Poet, Writer, Essayist, Diarist
Adah Isaacs MenkenAdah Isaacs Menken
15 June 1835
Actress
Comte de LautréamontComte de Lautréamont
04 April 1846
Poet, Writer

Max JacobMax Jacob
12 July 1876
Painter, Poet, Writer, Literary critic

Charles PéguyCharles Péguy
07 January 1873
Poet

Blaise CendrarsBlaise Cendrars
01 September 1887
War correspondent, Journalist, Poet, Writer,
Jean-Henri FabreJean-Henri Fabre
22 December 1823
Entomologist, Writer, University teacher, Poet

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Émile BernardÉmile Bernard
28 April 1868
Painter, Poet, Writer

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,