Jules Laforgue’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 16, 1860

Death Date

Aug 20, 1887

Age of Death

27 years

Cause of Death

Tuberculosis

Place of Death

Aug 20, 1887

Profession

Poet

The poet Jules Laforgue died at the age of 27. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

French-Uruguayan poet associated with Symbolism and Impressionism and known for works such as Les Complaintes and Moralites Legendaires. His 1885 work, L’Imitation de Notre-Dame la Lune, is considered his literary masterpiece.

He married Leah Lee in 1886. Sadly, he and his wife both died of tuberculosis in the year following their wedding.

Quotes

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What a day-to-day affair life is.

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Oh, what a day-to-day business life is.