de Lamartine, Alphonse (M)

b. 21 October 1790. d. 28 February 1869. Nationality: French.
Poet, writer, and politician. Born in Burgundy into a French noble family. Announced the foundation of the Second Republic from the balcony of Hotel de Ville in 1848. Influenced French Romanticism. Author of *Méditations poétiques* (1820) and *Jocelyn: Episode. Journal Trouvé Chez un Curé de Village* (*Jocelyn, an Episode: Journal Found in the House of a Village Curate*, 1844). Biographical information: *DLB*. (DD)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Lamartine’s Farewell To France, on Embarking at Marseilles for the Holy Land 1839-08-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3739
To The Nightingale 1840-11-14 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5235
Consolation. From the French of Lamartine 1843-06-03 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5374
Lamartine’s Adieu to Poetry 1844-03-16 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5412
The Motherless Children. Addressed to the Infants Left by Madame Leontine Genoud. [From the French of De Lamartine] 1845-10-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5843
A Hymn. [From Lamartine’s “Harmonies Poètiques”] 1846-05-30 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5871
The Lake. (After Lamartine) 1867-03-16 Once a Week Poet 12126
“Then come in turn the many cares of day” 1876-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9751
The Butterfly—An Allegory. From the French of Alphonse de Lamartine 1879-04-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7049