Saint-John Perse

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Nobel prize medal.svg Alexis Leger
Saint-John Perse 1960.jpg
Born Alexis Leger
31 Mey 1887(1887-05-31)
Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
Dee'd 20 September 1975(1975-09-20) (aged 88)
Presqu'île de Giens, Provence, Fraunce
Pen name Saint-John Perse
Thrift Poet, diplomat
Alma mater Varsity o Bordeaux
Notable awairds Nobel Prize in Leeteratur
1960

Saint-John Perse (French: [pɛʁs]; an aa Saint-Leger Leger,[1] pronounced: [ləʒe]; pseudonyms o Alexis Leger) (31 Mey 1887 – 20 September 1975) wis a French poet-diplomat, awairdit the Nobel Prize for Leeteratur in 1960 "for the soarin flicht an evocative imagery of his poetry."

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  1. During his lifetime, he wantit tae mak believe that Saint-Leger Leger wis his real name.