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Balzac, Honore de

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Born: 1799 AD
Died: 1850 AD, at 51 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Novelists

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1799 - Born on the 20th of May in Tours, France.

 

1822 - The scandalous Vicaire des Ardennes, banned for its depiction of pseudo-incestuous.

 

1829 - Published collection Scènes de la vie privée (Scenes from Private Life).

 

1829 - Entered the mainstream as an author of full-length fiction.

 

1832 - Wrote novel in provincial settings Le curé de Tours (The Vicar of Tours).

 

1833 - Wrote Eugénie Grandet.

 

1835 - He wrote In Le Père Goriot (Old Father Goriot), his next big success.

 

1842 - Wrote the novel Ursule Mirouet.

 

1843 - His shorter pieces and novellas there followed notably Les Illusions perdues (Lost Illusions).

 

1844 - Honoré de Balzac wrote Modeste Mignon.

 

         - Splendeurs et misères des courtisanes (The Harlot High and Low), Le Cousin Pons.

 

1850 - Married Eveline Hanska in Berdyczów and three months later, Balzac died on 18th of August.

 

 

 


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