Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen

Novelist, poet

Date of Birth: 20-Feb-1880

Place of Birth: 8th arrondissement of Paris, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 05-Nov-1923

Profession: writer, poet, novelist, LGBT rights activist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen

  • Baron Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen (20 February 1880 – 5 November 1923) was a French novelist and poet.
  • His life forms the basis of a fictionalised biography by Roger Peyrefitte. In 1903 a scandal involving school pupils made him persona non grata in the salons of Paris, and dashed his marriage plans; after which he took up residence in Capri in self-imposed exile with his long-time lover, Nino Cesarini.
  • He became a "character" on the island in the inter-war years, featuring in novels by Compton MacKenzie and others.
  • His house, Villa Lysis, remains one of Capri's tourist attractions.

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