Jules de Goncourt, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jules de Goncourt

French writer

Date of Birth: 17-Dec-1830

Place of Birth: Paris, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 20-Jun-1870

Profession: writer, historian, literary critic, novelist, diarist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Jules de Goncourt

  • Jules Alfred Huot de Goncourt (pronounced [?yl d? g?~ku?]; 17 December 1830 – 20 June 1870) was a French writer, who published books together with his brother Edmond.
  • Jules was born and died in Paris.
  • His death at the age of 39 was at Auteuil-Neuilly-Passy of a stroke brought on by syphilis.The Prix Goncourt is awarded annually in his honor.

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