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Born in 1821, the French poet Charles Baudelaire is most famous for his groundbreaking collection of verse The Flowers of Evil, but his essays, translations, and prose poems have been equally influential. An active and important participant in the literary and artistic world of his time, his translations of the works of Edgar Allen Poe were universally praised. He died in 1867.
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