Beaussoleil, Jean

BORN 17 Aug 1803 - DIED 6 Sep 1837
GRAVE LOCATION Bergerac, Dordogne: Cimetière Beauferrier, 33 rue Beauferrier

Jean Beaussoleil was a Général de division as well as a local poet. Allthough he was almost illiterate, he wrote poems in French and in the local dialect. He died in 1837, aged only 34. The poet Jasmin (1798-1864) spoke his elegy.



The grave of Jean Beaussoleil at the Cimetière Beauferrier, Bergerac.
Picture by Androom (10 May 2017)


Beauvoir, Roger de

Published: 11 Jun 2017
Last update: 11 Jun 2017