Sully Prudhomme

René François Armand (Sully) Prudhomme (French: [syli pʀydɔm]; 16 March 1839 – 6 September 1907) wis a French poet an essayist, an wis the first iver winner o the Nobel Prize in Leeteratur, in 1901.

Nobel prize medal.svg Sully Prudhomme
BornRené François Armand Prudhomme
16 Mairch 1839(1839-03-16)
Paris, Fraunce
Dee'd6 September 1907(1907-09-06) (aged 68)
Châtenay-Malabry, Fraunce
ThriftPoet an Essayist
Notable awairdsNobel Prize in Leeteratur

Born in Paris, Prudhomme oreeginally studied tae be an ingineer, but turned tae philosophy an later tae poetry; he declared it as his intent tae create scienteefic poetry for modren times. In chairacter sincere an melancholic, he wis airtit tae the Parnassus schuil, awtho, at the same time, his wirk displays chairactereestics o its ain.