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Comte de Lautréamont

Born in: Montevideo, Uruguay
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Comte de Lautréamont

Comte de Lautréamont (French: [lotʁeamɔ̃]) was the pseudonym of Isidore-Lucien Ducasse (4 April 1846 – 24 November 1870), a French poet born in Uruguay. His only works, Les Chants de Maldoror and Poésies, had a major influence on modern literature, particularly on the Surrealists and the Situationists. He died at the age of 24.