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.
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