- March 25
) was a French poet
who led the 19th century
revival of Occitan
) language and literature. He was a key figure in the literary félibrige
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.
Born and died in Maillane, Bouches-du-Rhône département, France.