Comte Alfred Victor de Vigny (1797-1863 / France)
Alfred Victor de Vigny (27 March 1797 – 17 September 1863) was a French poet, playwright, and novelist.
Alfred de Vigny was born in Loches (a town to which he never returned) into an aristocratic family. His father was an aged veteran of the Seven Years' War who died before Vigny's 20th birthday; his mother, twenty years younger, was a strong-willed woman who was inspired by Rousseau ... more »
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