Louis-Marie-Julien Viaud, “Pierre
Loti,” was born in Rochefort, of an old French-Protestant
family, January 14, 1850. He was connected with
the. French Navy from 18...
Pierre Loti was the most popular travel writer of his day. From the lands he visited during his career as a naval officer, which took him to virtually every corner of the globe, he quarried a large bo...
The French novelist Pierre Loti (1850-1923) is noted for his picturesque romances, abounding in descriptions of the exotic spots he visited in a lifetime of travel.Pierre Loti was born Julien Viaud at...