Evariste De Parny

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Birthday
6, 1753
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Dec 5, 1814 (61)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1753
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Dec 5, 1814 (61)

About

French poet known for Poesies erotiques and other collections of love poetry. His literary work was popular in both France and Russia at the beginning of the nineteenth century.

Before Fame

He studied religion before giving up the idea of a clerical career in favor of a (temporary) military one.

Trivia

He published a political, poetical allegory in 1805 that was entitled "Goddam! Goddamn! par un French-dog."

Family Life

He married Marie-Francoise Vally in 1802. Earlier in his life, he had a love affair with Esther Lelievre that inspired him to publish his first love poems.

Associated With

The Russian poet Alexander Pushkin highly praised de Parny's literary work.

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