François Villon

Poet, Author

1431 – 1463

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Who was François Villon?

François Villon born in Paris in 1431 and disappeared from view in 1463, is the best known French poet of the late Middle Ages. A ne'er-do-well who was involved in criminal behavior and got into numerous scrapes with authorities, Villon wrote about some of these experiences in his poems.

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Born
1431
Paris
Also known as
  • Francois Villon
  • François Villon
  • Villon, François
  • François de Montcorbier
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • University of Paris
Lived in
  • Paris
Died
1463

Submitted
on July 23, 2013