19th century French poet, essayist 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, and studied law at the Lycée Louis-le-Grand in Paris. Baudelaire's first publication was his art review Salon of 1845.
- "Charles Baudelaire, a life in writing". Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 2013-03-22.
- Media related to Charles Baudelaire at Wikimedia Commons
- Works by or about Charles Baudelaire (Internet Archive)