Anatole France

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Birthday
16, 1844
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 12, 1924 (80)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1844
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 12, 1924 (80)

About

A French author and poet, he is known for La Rotisserie de la Reine Pedauque; Thais; Les dieux ont soif, and other works. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Before Fame

Before publishing his first poetry collection in 1867, he worked as a librarian for the French Senate.

Trivia

He was a member of the Académie française.

Family Life

He had a daughter named Suzanne with his first wife, Valiere. He married his second wife, Emma Laprevotte, in 1920.

Associated With

He was the inspiration for the character of Bergotte in Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time.