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

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,

Guillaume ApollinaireGuillaume Apollinaire
25 August 1880
Poet

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

Alfred JarryAlfred Jarry
08 September 1873
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Novelist
Charles MaurrasCharles Maurras
20 April 1868
Author

Edmond RostandEdmond Rostand
01 April 1868
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Essayist, Screenwriter
Francis PicabiaFrancis Picabia
22 January 1879
Painter, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet

Adah Isaacs MenkenAdah Isaacs Menken
15 June 1835
Actress

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

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

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Charles PéguyCharles Péguy
07 January 1873
Poet
Pierre LouÿsPierre Louÿs
10 December 1870
Poet

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

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

Émile BernardÉmile Bernard
28 April 1868
Painter, Poet, Writer
Henri MichauxHenri Michaux
24 May 1899
Painter, Poet, Writer
Edgar QuinetEdgar Quinet
17 February 1803
Historian

Aloysius BertrandAloysius Bertrand
20 April 1807
Poet

Pierre ReverdyPierre Reverdy
13 September 1889
Poet

Vernon LeeVernon Lee
14 October 1856
Writer
Zygmunt KrasińskiZygmunt Krasiński
19 February 1812
Poet

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

Francis PongeFrancis Ponge
27 March 1899
Essayist

Jules LaforgueJules Laforgue
16 August 1860
Poet

Anna de NoaillesAnna de Noailles
15 November 1876
Writer, Salon-holder, Poet, Model
Charles CrosCharles Cros
01 October 1842
Poet

Pierre-Jean de BérangerPierre-Jean de Béranger
19 August 1780
Poet
Henri MurgerHenri Murger
27 March 1822
French author

Philippe SoupaultPhilippe Soupault
02 August 1897
French writer

Louis FeuilladeLouis Feuillade
19 February 1873
Director
Jules RomainsJules Romains
26 August 1885
Poet

Alphonse AllaisAlphonse Allais
20 October 1854
Writer, Poet, Journalist, Screenwriter, Painter,
Remy de GourmontRemy de Gourmont
04 April 1858
Poet