Henri Troyat

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Birthday
1, 1911
Birthplace
Moscow, Russia
Death Date
Mar 2, 2007 (95)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
1, 1911
Birthplace
Moscow, Russia
Death Date
Mar 2, 2007 (95)

About

Acclaimed fiction writer, biographer, and historian whose more than 100 French-language works include L’Araigne, Les Ponts de Paris, and La Neige en deuil.

Before Fame

He published his debut novel, Faux Jour, in 1935. Three years later, he received the prestigious Prix Goncourt.

Trivia

His most famous novel, La neige en deuil, was adapted into a 1956 film entitled The Mountain.

Family Life

He was born in Moscow, Russia. He and his family relocated to Paris, France in 1920.

Associated With

He wrote a biography of acclaimed Russian playwright Anton Chekhov.