- Category : Writer
- Type : GP
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (10,29)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Eden 1
French writer, the first recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature on 12/10/1901. A poet and critic associated with the symbolists, he was the Chair of Poetry at the College de France.
He also served as the president of the Committee for the Intellectual Cooperation of the League of Nations and was elected to the French Academy in 1881. His first collection of poems was published in 1865.
Born into a lower-middle-class family, his dad died when he was only two. Forced to abandon scientific studies because of eye problems, he worked initially as a law clerk in Paris, 1860.
He died on 9/07/1907, Chatenay, France.