Alphonse Marie Lois de Lamartine (1790-1869 / France)
Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine (21 October 1790 - 28 February 1869) was a French writer, poet and politician.
Born in Mâcon, Burgundy into French provincial nobility, he spent his youth at the family property at Milly-Lamartine.
He is famous for his partly autobiographical poem, "Le Lac" ("The Lake"), which describes in retrospect the fervent love shared by a ... more »
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