Anatole France, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Anatole France

French writer

Date of Birth: 16-Apr-1844

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

Date of Death: 12-Oct-1924

Profession: writer, poet, librarian, biographer, literary critic, novelist, prosaist, science fiction writer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Anatole France

  • Anatole France (French: [anat?l f??~s]; born François-Anatole Thibault, [fr?~swa anat?l tibo]; 16 April 1844 – 12 October 1924) was a French poet, journalist, and novelist with several best-sellers.
  • Ironic and skeptical, he was considered in his day the ideal French man of letters.
  • He was a member of the Académie française, and won the 1921 Nobel Prize in Literature "in recognition of his brilliant literary achievements, characterized as they are by a nobility of style, a profound human sympathy, grace, and a true Gallic temperament".France is also widely believed to be the model for narrator Marcel's literary idol Bergotte in Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time.

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