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Julian Hartridge Green

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Born: 1900 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 97 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Authors, Novelists, Writers

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1900 - Julian Hartridge Green, born on the 6th of September in France. He was a French born American author of several novels including Léviathan and Each in His Own Darkness.

1916 - At the age of 16, he volunteered his services as an ambulanceman in the American Field Service. When his age was discovered his enlistment was annulled.

1918 - He immediately signed up with an ambulance unit of the American Red Cross.

1918 - 1919 - He enlisted in the French Army, in which he served as a second lieutenant of artillery.

1919 - 1922 - He was educated at the University of Virginia in the United States.

1926 - 1976 - His fame rests principally not on his novels, but on his journals, published in ten volumes.

1942 - He was mobilized and sent to New York to work at the United States Office of War Information.

1962 - 1965 - Three of his books have been turned into films: Léviathan, for which he himself wrote the screenplay, is the most famous. Adrienne Mesurat and La Dame de pique are the other two.

1998 - He died on the 13th of August in Paris and was buried in the parish church of Klagenfurt, Austria.





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