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Sully Prudhomme (1839-1907)

Awarded the Prize “in special recognition of his poetic composition, which gives evidence of lofty idealism, artistic perfection and a rare combination of the qualities of both heart and intellect.”

French poet and prose writer. Sully Prudhomme was born in Paris on March 16, 1839. After his training at a polytechnic institute being terminated by his eye disease, he once worked in a solicitor’s office. Encouraged by his juvenilia’s receiving favourable reception, he began to go on writing. Sully Prudhomme was a member of the French Academy from 1881 until his death in Chatenay, France on September 6, 1907.
Major Works:
Solitudes (1869); Impressions de la guerre (1870); La Ré volte des fleurs (1872); La France (1874); Les Vaines Tendresses (1875); La Justice (1878); Le Bonheur (1888); Les Epaves (1908); Pascal (1905)

Guinea (2008)

Sweden (1961) First-Day Cover

Romania (2001) Commemorative Envelope

France (2007) Maximum Card

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