Athénas, Georges

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Athénas, Georges Gender: M
Georges Emmanuel Felix Hilaire Athénas
born on 26 February 1877 at 13:15 (= 1:15 PM )
Place Saint-Denis, Reunion, 20s52, 55e28
Timezone LMT m55e28 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 07°57' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 18°17 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 16°59'

Georges Athénas


French historian, art critic, writer and journalist.

He won the Prix Goncourt in 1909 for the novel "En France" (In France), which he co-wrote with his cousin Aimé Merlo under the pseudonym Marius-Ary Leblond, from which point he was often called Marius Leblond. He later officiated as secretary to Marshal Joseph Gallieni from 1914 to 1916.

He died on 8 May 1953 in Paris, a Commander of the Legion of Honour.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)


  • has other family relationship with Merlo, Aimé (born 30 July 1880). Notes: Cousin


Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'a' pdf file, p. 140.


  • Vocation : Art : Art critic
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novelist)