Roger-Miles, Léon

POET, LAWYER, HISTORIAN, EDITOR, ART CRITIC, JOURNALIST (FRANCE)
BORN 3 Nov 1859, Paris - DIED 9 May 1928, Angoulême, Charente
REAL NAME Roger, Leo Octave Jean
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 32)

Léon Roger-Miles worked as professor at the Rollin College from 1879 to 1887. From 1887 to 1889 he was a lawyer at the Cour d'appel (Court of Appeal). In 1878 he directed the poetry magazine Le Parnasse. In 1884 he founded Le Monde poétique. He was its director and it existed until 1888.

As a journalist, he wrote for Le Figaro illustré, Le Temps, Le Soir and many other magazines and newspapers. On 16 August 1900 he received the Légion d'honneur.

Images

The grave of Léon Roger-Miles at the Montmartre Cimetière, Paris.
Picture by Androom (05 Nov 2017)

 

Sources
Léon Roger-Milès — Wikipédia


Rohde, Erwin

Published: 16 Dec 2018
Last update: 16 Dec 2018