Barbusse, Henri

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Barbusse, Henri Gender: M
born on 17 May 1873 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Asnières, France, 48n55, 2e17
Timezone LMT m2e17 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 27°02' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 07°04 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 10°35'

Henri Barbusse


French novelist.

Barbusse first came to fame with the publication of his novel "Le Feu" (translated as Under Fire) in 1916, which was based on his experiences during World War I. He won the Prix Goncourt.

In January, 1918 he left France and moved to the city of Moscow where he married a Russian woman and joined the Bolshevik Party. He joined the French Communist Party in 1923. Barbusse was the author of a 1936 biography of Joseph Stalin.

Barbusse was an Esperantist.

He died from pneumonia on 30 August 1935, Moscow.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Work : Prize 1916 (Goncourt Prize)

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'Ecrivains' pdf file, p. 27.


  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Goncourt Prize)