Sully Prudhomme

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Sully Prudhomme
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Born René François Armand Prudhomme
16 Mairch 1839(1839-03-16)
Paris, Fraunce
Dee'd 6 September 1907(1907-09-06) (aged 68)
Châtenay-Malabry, Fraunce
Thrift Poet an Essayist
Naitionality French
Notable awairds Nobel Prize in Leeteratur
1901

René François Armand (Sully) Prudhomme (French: [syli pʀydɔm]; 16 March 1839 – 6 September 1907) was a French poet and essayist, and was the first ever winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1901.

Born in Paris, Prudhomme originally studied tae be an engineer, but turned tae philosophy an later tae poetry; he declared it as his intent tae create scientific poetry for modren times. In character sincere an melancholic, he wis airtit tae the Parnassus schuil, altho, at the same time, his wirk displays characteristics o its ain.