1896 – Born on December 13th in Ghlin-les-Mons, Belgium. Belgian novelist, short-story writer, poet, and essayist noted for his intense, analytical writing.
– Plisnier was active in leftist politics in his youth. Although trained as a lawyer, he wrote for several left-wing periodicals until he was ejected from the Communist Party he had helped to found.
1937 – He wrote novel "Faux Passeports".
– Plisnier’s poetry includes: Prière aux mains coupées ("Prayer With Severed Hands"); Fertilité du désert ("Fertility of the Desert"); Odes pour retrouver les hommes ("Odes to Meet Again With Men"); Sacré ("Holy" or "Sacred") and Ave Genitrix ("Hail Mother").
1952 – Died on July 17th in Brussels, Belgium.