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Achille Maffre de Baugé

Born in March 16, 1855 / Died in 1928 / France / French

Achille Maffre de Baugé poet from France was born on March 16, 1855, had 72 years and died in 1928. Poems were written mainly in French language. Dominant movement is other.


Achille Maffre de Baugé was an Occitan poet, native of Marseillan in the French département of l'Hérault).

A friend of Nobel Prize winner Frédéric Mistral, he is best known for Dièzes et Bémols (1873) (his first collection of verse) and Terre d'Oc (1908). He was a collaborator on the monthly review magazine Chimère, of which twenty issues appeared, a large number of which are now lost.

On the front of the Marseillan house in which he was born there is a portrait of de Baugé and a stone plaque with an extract from his poem Marseillan (from Terre d'Oc) glorifying his village