Seghers, Pierre

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Seghers, Pierre Gender: M
born on 5 January 1906 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LST m2e20 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taeger
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French poet and editor. During the Second World War he took part in the French Resistance movement.

He founded, among other things, the famous line of books Poètes d’aujourd’hui (Contemporary poets) in 1944, which published 270 books of poets both famous and unknown (such as an anthology of modern accursed poets in 1972, Poètes maudits d'aujourd'hui: 1946-1970).

Together François Lachenal, Paul Eluard and Jean Lescure, he gathers in 1943 .the texts of many poets of the French Resistance, which he published in Les Editions de Minuit under the title: L’honneur des poètes.

Among the prizes and orders he received, he was made a commander of the Légion d'honneur and in 1976 Laureate Of The International Botev Prize.

He died 4 November 1987.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Taeger quotes Lescaut quoting Ruet.


  • Vocation : Writers : Poet