Valéry, Paul

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Valéry, Paul Gender: M
Valéry, Paul Ambrose Toussaint Jules
born on 30 October 1871 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Sète, France, 43n24, 3e41
Timezone LMT m3e41 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
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French writer who, as a philosopher, critic and poet, spent over four years on one 500-line poem, "The Young Fate," 1917. Valery, a perfectionist, considered poetry the finest of creative achievements. Before his success as a writer, he was going to law school until a visit to Paris, in 1892, caused him to become influenced by the poets and intelligentsia of the city.

Valery worked as a civil servant in the French War Office 1897-1900, than as private secretary to the director of Havas News Agency, 1900-1922. He was elected to the French Academy in 1925, President of the Committee for Intellectual Cooperation of League of Nations, 1936, and professor of poetry at College de France in 1937.

He was married in 1900 to Jeanne Gobillard.

Valery died on 7/20/1945, Paris, France

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Family : Change residence 1892 (Moved to Paris)
  • Work : New Career 1897 (Civil servant in the French War Office)
  • Work : New Career 1900 (Director of the Havas News Agency, 22 yrs.)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1900 (Jeanne Gobillard)
  • Work : Prize 1925 (Elected to the French Academy)
  • Work : New Job 1937 (Prof. of poetry, College de France)

Source Notes

Gauquelin Vol 6/784


  • Traits : Personality : Perfectionist
  • Lifestyle : Work : Same Job more than 10 yrs (News agency 22 years)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Philosopher/ Humanist (Philosopher)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of Poetry)
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee (Civil service)
  • Vocation : Writers : Critic
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy (Purpose of existence)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet (500-line Poem, 'The Young Fate')
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (French Academy)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection