|born on||30 June 1884 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )|
|Place||Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20|
|Timezone||LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||08°59' 11°09 Asc. 25°34'|
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.
- Work : Prize 1918 (Goncourt Prize)
- Work : Great Achievement 1935 (Member of the French Academy)
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction
- Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Goncourt Prize)
- Notable : Famous : Other Famous (memeber of the French Academy)