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


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