Arthur Rimbaud Biography

Jean Nicolas Arthur Rimbaud was a French poet born in Charleville, Ardennes. He influenced modern literature and arts, inspired various musicians, and prefigured surrealism. He started writing poems at a very young age, while still in primary school, and stopped completely before he turned 21. He was mostly creative in his teens. His "genius, its flowering, explosion and sudden extinction, still astonishes".

Rimbaud was known to have been a libertine and a restless soul. He traveled extensively on three continents before his death from cancer just after his thirty-seventh birthday. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Arthur Rimbaud
Nationality:
France
Profession:
Writer, Poet
Date of Birth:
October 20, 1854
Astrological Sign:
Libra
Date of Death:
November 10, 1891
Age at Death:
37
Cause of Death:
Cancer
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