Frederic Mistral

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Frederic Mistral (September 8, 1830- March 25, 1914). Poet who led the 19th-century revival of Occitan (Provençal) language and literature.

He shared the Nobel Prize in literature in 1904 for his contributions in literature and philology. Mistral's father was a well-to-do farmer in the former French province of Provence. He attended the Royal

Born and died in Maillane, France.