Jules Laforgue

Jules Laforgue

Born: August 16, 1860

Died: August 20, 1887

Nationality: French

Occupation: Poet

Biography: Jules Laforgue was an innovative Franco-Uruguayan poet, often referred to as a Symbolist poet. Critics and commentators have also pointed to Impressionism as a direct influence and his poetry has been called part-symbolist, part-impressionist.