Alphonse de Lamartine

(1790—1869) French poet, statesman, and historian

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference


French poet and politician. His poetry, from the Méditations poétiques (Poetic Meditations) of 1820, established him as a leading figure in the French Romantic movement; he also produced many ...

Subjects: Literature.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.