Marguerite Yourcenar, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Marguerite Yourcenar

French writer

Date of Birth: 08-Jun-1903

Place of Birth: Brussels metropolitan area, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium

Date of Death: 17-Dec-1987

Profession: writer, poet, translator, author, university teacher, novelist, essayist

Nationality: United States, Belgium, France

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Marguerite Yourcenar

  • Marguerite Yourcenar (UK: , US: , French: [ma?g(?)?it ju?s?na?] (listen); 8 June 1903 – 17 December 1987) was a French novelist and essayist born in Brussels, Belgium, who became a US citizen in 1947.
  • Winner of the Prix Femina and the Erasmus Prize, she was the first woman elected to the Académie française, in 1980, and the seventeenth person to occupy seat 3.

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