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The 1936 edition of Pe Argeș în sus (photo of the poet on the front cover)

Ion Pillat (March 31, 1891, Bucharest – April 17, 1945, Bucharest) was a distinguished Romanian poet associated with traditionalism and neoclassicism, after a brief symbolist influence. He is best known for his volumes Pe Argeş în sus (Upstream on the Argeş) and Poeme într-un vers (One-line poems). His maternal grandfather was Ion Brătianu. He studied at the University of Paris from 1910 to 1914, returning to Bucharest after obtaining a law degree.