Roblès, Emmanuel

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Roblès, Emmanuel Gender: M
Roblès, Emmanuel Francois
born on 4 May 1914 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Oran, Algeria, 35n43, 0w43
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Petitallot
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 12°56' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 25°21 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 27°43'


Algerian-French novelist and playwright. After graduating from the École Normale in Algiers, during WW II, he served in the French Air Force and as Spanish translator and war correspondent for the Supreme Allied Command of the Mediterranean operations.

He worked with Albert Camus, whom he had met in 1937, as a reporter for the liberal daily Alger-Républicain. Robles was co-founder and frequent contributor to the daily Espoir-Algérie. In 1958 the escalation of the Algerian war forced him into exile in Paris.

Robles wrote his first novel, "L'Action" in 1938 and recognition came with "Les Hauteurs de la Ville, 1948. International success was achieved with "Dawn on Our Darkness," 1952.

He died February 22, 1995 in Boulogne, France.

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  • Relationship : Begin significant relationship 1937 (Working relationship with Albert Camus)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1938 (First novel released)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1952 (Book "Dawn of Our Darkness" released)
  • Family : Change residence 1958 (Moved to France)

Source Notes

Petitallot quotes B.C., Cadran No.19, 5/1995, given as 10:00 AM. The time is corrected with a copy shown of the B.C. for 6:00 AM in Issue No.23, in correction of Michel Gauquelin and Suzanne Maurice in Astrologue No. 28.


  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Algeria to France)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Air Force)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novels)
  • Vocation : Writers : Magazine/ newsletter (Co-founder and contributor)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Playwright)
  • Vocation : Writers : Translator (Of Spanish)