Duhamel, Georges

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Name
Duhamel, Georges Gender: M
born on 30 June 1884 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 08°59' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 11°09 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 25°34'



Georges Duhamel

Biography

French physician, writer and poet. He was very prolific writer, made famous by writing the Chronicle Pasquier,10 volumes.

Duhamel took a science degree in 1908 and qualified as a doctor of medicine in 1909. Duhamel served as a front-line surgeon during World War I. Deeply moved by the sufferings of war and oppressed by its futility, he recorded his experiences treating the wounded in two short-story collections, Vie des martyrs (1917; The New Book of Martyrs) and Civilisation 1914–1917 (1918); the latter book was awarded the Goncourt Prize.

It became a very active chairman for the renewal of the French Alliance after the war.

Duhamel became a member of the French Academy in 1935.

He died 13 April 1966, Val d'Oise, France.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 1918 (Goncourt Prize)
  • Work : Great Achievement 1935 (Member of the French Academy)

Source Notes

Geslain archive

Categories

  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Goncourt Prize)
  • Notable : Famous : Other Famous (memeber of the French Academy)

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