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Famous French Poets - Famous Poets from France

This famous French poets and poems section is an educational list of poets and a source of biographical information and poetry of renown French poets. Here you will find famous poets of our time and times past from France.

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Hugo, Victor - February 26, 1802 – May 22, 1885
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Baudelaire, Charles - April 9, 1821 – August 31, 1867
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Nin, Anais - February 21, 1903 - January 14, 1977
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Belloc, Hilaire - July 27, 1870 – July 16, 1953
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Eluard, Paul - December 14, 1895 – November 18, 1952
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Breton, Andre - 19 February 1896 – 28 September 1966
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Desnos, Robert - 4 July 1900, Paris – 8 June 1945
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Aragon, Louis - 1897 – 1982
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Bonnefoy, Yves - born June 24, 1923
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Cocteau, Jean - 5 July 1889 – 11 October 1963
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de Musset, Alfred - 1810 – 1857
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Artaud, Antonin - 1896 – 1948
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Damas, Leon - March 28, 1912 – January 22, 1978
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Claudel, Paul - 1868 – 1955
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Apollinaire, Guillaume - August 26, 1880 – November 9, 1918
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Voltaire, - 21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778
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de Nerval, Gérard - 1808 – 1855
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Verlaine, Paul - 30 March 1844 – 8 January 1896
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Péguy, Charles - 1873 – 1914
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Arp, Jean - September 16, 1886 – June 7, 1966
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Gautier, Théophile - 1811 – 1872
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Chénier, André - 30 October 1762 – 25 July 1794
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Deschamps, Émile - 1791 – 1871
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Bosquet, Alain - March 28, 1919 – 8 March 1998
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Verhaeren, Emile - May 1855 – 27 November 1916
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de Gourmont, Remy - April 4, 1858 – September 27, 1915
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Michaux, Henri - 1899 – 1984
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de Vigny, Alfred - 1797 – 1863
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Prévert, Jacques - 1900 – 1977
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Barbier, Henri Auguste - April 29, 1805 – February 13, 1882
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Colet, Louise - August 15, 1810 – March 9, 1876
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de Pizan, Christine - c. 1365 – c. 1430
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de Lisle, Leconte - 1818 – 1894
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Basselin, Olivier - c. 1400 – c. 1450
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de France, Marie - fl. 12th century
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Bodel, Jean - 1165 – 1210
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de La Fontaine, Jean - July 8, 1621 – April 13, 1695
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Corbière, Tristan - 1845 – 1875
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