George Sand

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Birthday
1, 1804
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Jun 8, 1876 (71)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
1, 1804
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Jun 8, 1876 (71)

About

Nineteenth-century French novelist who penned her memoirs and other literary works under a male pseudonym. Her novels include La Petite Fadette, Indiana, and A Winter in Majorca.

Before Fame

She published her first literary work, an autobiographical sketch entitled Voyage en Auvergne, in 1827.

Trivia

She was notorious in France for her affairs with Gustave Flaubert and Alfred de Musset.

Family Life

Born Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin, she was raised on her grandmother's French estate. She and her husband, Casimir Dudevant, had two children.

Associated With

She once had a romantic relationship with composer Frederic Chopin.