Charles Baudelaire

French poet
Charles Baudelaire

Charles Pierre Baudelaire (9 April 1821 – 31 August 1867) was a French poet and art critic.

He is best known for his volume of poetry Les Fleurs du mal (The Flowers of Evil) in 1857. Baudelaire was born in Paris,[1] and studied law at the Lycée Louis-le-Grand in Paris. Baudelaire's first publication was his art review Salon of 1845.


  1. "Charles Baudelaire, a life in writing". Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 2013-03-22.

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