France Bevk

France Bevk

Name France Bevk
Profession Poet
Date of Birth 1890-09-17
Place of Birth Zakojca,
Slovenia
Age 80 yrs
Death Date 1970-09-17
Birth Sign Virgo

About France Bevk

Slovene poet and translator who published more than one hundred books over the course of his career and received the prestigious Preseren Award. His literary works span the genres of social realism and expressionism.

Early Life Experience of France Bevk

He worked as a teacher before fighting on the Eastern Front of World War I. He published his first poetry collection, Pesmi, in 1921.

Trivia Info

Mentored by feminist editor Zofka Kveder, he started writing at the age of sixteen.

Family Life and Relationship

He was the oldest of eight children born to a Zakojca shoemaker and tenant farmer.

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He and Pavel Golia are both celebrated Slovene poets.

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Anatole France

Anatole France

Name Anatole France
Profession Poet
Date of Birth 1844-04-16
Place of Birth France
Age 80 yrs
Death Date 1924-10-12
Birth Sign Aries

About Anatole France

A French author and poet, he is known for La Rotisserie de la Reine Pedauque; Thais; Les dieux ont soif, and other works. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Early Life Experience of Anatole France

Before publishing his first poetry collection in 1867, he worked as a librarian for the French Senate.

Trivia Info

He was a member of the Académie française.

Family Life and Relationship

He had a daughter named Suzanne with his first wife, Valiere. He married his second wife, Emma Laprevotte, in 1920.

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He was the inspiration for the character of Bergotte in Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time.

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