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 Charles Peguy

Charles Peguy

Birth
Orleans, Departement du Loiret, Centre, France
Death 4 Sep 1914 (aged 41)
Villeroy, Departement de Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France
Burial Villeroy, Departement de Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France
Plot Communal grave
Memorial ID 7137 · View Source
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Poet, Playwright. Born in Orléans, France, he was a brilliant writer, won a series of scholarships and passed his baccalauréat in 1891. He entered the Lycée Lakanal, Sceaux, then did military service in (1892-93) and continued his studies in Paris at the Collège de Sainte-Barbe. He was a contributor to the Revue Socialiste, where he published two utopian essays in 1896 and wrote his first prose work that same year. As a poet-playwright Péguy started late in life, with his first book published was on the peasant-soldier-saint “Jeanne d'Arc” (1897). Among his selected works are “Marcel, premier dialogue de la Cité harmonieuse” (1898), “L'Argent” (1901), “Zangwill” (1904), “Notre Jeunesse” (1910), “Victor-Marie, comte Hugo” (1911) and fifteen volumes of “Cahiers de la Quinzaine, (1900-14). He died at age 41 in Villeroy, France.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7137
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Peguy (7 Jan 1873–4 Sep 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7137, citing Grande Tombe de Villeroy, Villeroy, Departement de Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .