Charles Baudelaire

Charles Baudelaire

Born: April 9, 1821

Died: August 31, 1867

Nationality: French

Occupation: Poet

Biography: Charles Pierre Baudelaire was a French poet who produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe. His most famous work, Les Fleurs du mal, expresses the changing nature of beauty in modern, industrializing Paris during the 19th century.

Source/Notes: My heart laid bare, and other prose writings (1951 edition)

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