Robert de Montesquiou, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Robert de Montesquiou

French writer

Date of Birth: 19-Mar-1855

Place of Birth: Paris, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 11-Dec-1921

Profession: writer, poet, biographer, journalist, equestrian, literary critic

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Robert de Montesquiou

  • Marie Joseph Robert Anatole, Comte de Montesquiou-Fézensac (7 March 1855, Paris – 11 December 1921, Menton), was a French aesthete, Symbolist poet, art collector and dandy.
  • He is reputed to have been the inspiration both for Jean des Esseintes in Joris-Karl Huysmans' À rebours (1884) and, most famously, for the Baron de Charlus in Proust's À la recherche du temps perdu (1913–1927).

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