Charles Baudelaire

French poet and critic (1821–1867)

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

Charles Baudelaire circa 1862

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.

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

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