Paul Fort (1872-1960), poet

Born on February 1, 1872 in Reims, Marne département, France he became an important part of the artistic community of Montparnasse. By 1912 his accomplishments and influence were such that Paul Verlaine gave him the title "Prince of the Poets." Paul Fort was the founder of “Vers et Prose” with the collaboration of Guillaume Apollinaire.

He died on April 20, 1960 France and is buried in the Cimetière de Montlhéry, in Montlhéry, Essonne département, in the Île-de-France, Region of France.