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Born in 1450 / Died in 1526 / France / French


Jean Marot  was a French poet and the father of French Renaissance poet Clément Marot. He is often grouped with the "Grands Rhétoriqueurs".

Born at Mathieu, near Caen, in 1506 he became secretary to Anne of Brittany and later became the official poet of the kings Louis XII and Francis I of France. He died in Paris.