Irène Némirovsky, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Irène Némirovsky

French novelist who died at the age of 39 in Auschwitz

Date of Birth: 24-Feb-1903

Place of Birth: Kiev, Ukraine

Date of Death: 17-Aug-1942

Profession: writer, novelist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Irène Némirovsky

  • Irène Némirovsky (French: [i??n nemi??fski]; 24 February 1903 – 17 August 1942) was a novelist of Ukrainian Jewish origin born in Kiev Ukraine under the Russian Empire; she lived more than half her life in France, and wrote in French, but was denied French citizenship.
  • Arrested as a Jew under the racial laws – which did not take into account her conversion to Roman Catholicism – she died at Auschwitz at the age of 39.
  • Némirovsky is best known for the posthumously published Suite française.

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