Arthur Cravan

Arthur Cravan
1887 - 1918

Arthur Cravan  Swiss Personality


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Swiss Personality Arthur Cravan was born Fabian Avenarius Lloyd on 22nd May, 1887 in Lausanne, Switzerland and passed away in Nov 1918 Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico aged 31. He is most remembered for Known for being Oscar Wilde's wife nephew; and his provocative self-published 'critical' (literary) magazine "Maintenant!" (Now!) [1912-15]. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Arthur Cravan is a member of the following lists: English poets, People from Lausanne and French poets.


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First Name Arthur
Last Name Cravan
Full Name at Birth Fabian Avenarius Lloyd
Alternative Name Oscar Wilde, Fabian Lloyd, F. Lloyd, Édouard Archinard (probable pseudonym)
Birthday 22nd May, 1887
Birthplace Lausanne, Switzerland
Died November, 1918
Place of Death Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico
Cause of Death Unsolved death (presumably drowned in a storm raging at the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico)
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality Swiss
Occupation Text Pugilist, poet, editor, publisher, critic, writer, performer, provocateur, art "lecturer", personality, adventurer, forger, boxing coach
Occupation Personality
Claim to Fame Known for being Oscar Wilde's wife nephew; and his provocative self-published 'critical' (literary) magazine "Maintenant!" (Now!) [1912-15]

Arthur Cravan (born Fabian Avenarius Lloyd on 22 May 1887, Lausanne, Switzerland – disappeared 1918) was a Swiss writer, poet, artist and boxer. He was the second son of Otho Holland Lloyd and Hélène Clara St. Clair. His brother Otho Lloyd was a painter and photographer married to the Russian émigré artist Olga Sacharoff. His father's sister, Constance Mary Lloyd, was married to Irish poet Oscar Wilde. He changed his name to Cravan in 1912 in honour of his fiancée Renée Bouchet, who was born in the small village of Cravans in the department of Charente-Maritime in western France.

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