Literary Birthday – 16 March – Sully Prudhomme

Sully Prudhomme was born 16 March 1839, and died 6 September 1907.

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The great are only great because we are on our knees. Let us rise up.

René François Armand Prudhomme was a French poet and essayist. He won the first Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901.

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 by Amanda Patterson

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Posted on: 16th March 2015
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