|Born||René François Armand Prudhomme|
16 Mairch 1839
|Dee'd||6 September 1907 (aged 68)|
|Thrift||Poet an Essayist|
|Notable awairds||Nobel Prize in Leeteratur |
Born in Paris, Prudhomme oreeginally studied tae be an ingineer, but turned tae philosophy an later tae poetry; he declared it as his intent tae create scienteefic poetry for modren times. In chairacter sincere an melancholic, he wis airtit tae the Parnassus schuil, awtho, at the same time, his wirk displays chairactereestics o its ain.