Arthur Rimbaud — French Poet born on October 20, 1854, died on November 10, 1891

Jean Nicolas Arthur Rimbaud (/ræmˈboʊ/ or /ˈræmboʊ/; French pronunciation: ( listen) ; 20 October 1854 – 10 November 1891) was a French poet born in Charleville, Ardennes. He influenced modern literature and arts, inspired various musicians, and prefigured surrealism. He started writing poems at a very young age, while still in primary school, and stopped completely before he turned 21. He was mostly creative in his teens . His "genius, its flowering, explosion and sudden extinction, still astonishes"... (wikipedia)