Yourcenar, Marguerite

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Born: 1903 AD
Died: 1987 AD, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Authors, Scholars


1903 - Born in Brussels; birth of a French-US (Belgian-born) author and classical scholar

 

1947 - naturalized US citizen

 

1951 - came up with her best known among her novels, critical essays, play, and poetry was the novel The Memoirs of Hadrian

 

1976 - Other works in translation include The Abyss

 

1980 - 1st woman elected to French Academy

 

1981 -was the first woman member of the Academic Francaise

-She wrote in French but had lived in the United States since 1940.

 

1984 - The Dark Brain of Piranesi and other Essays

 

1985 - Oriental Tales

 

1987- Died on December 17

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