Farrère, Claude

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Farrère, Claude Gender: M
Frederick Charles Bargone,
born on 27 April 1876 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Lyon, France, 45n45, 4e51
Timezone LMT m4e51 (is local mean time)
Data source
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Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 07°44' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 24°21 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 15°49'

Portrait of Claude Farrère 
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Claude Farrère


French prolific author. Following his father Farrère embarked on a military career and in 1894 entered the Naval Academy. He resigned in 1919 to devote himself entirely to writing, mostly travel narratives, on marine and essays on international affairs.

In 1905 his work The Civilized earned him a Goncourt prize.

he was particularly interested in Turkey and Japan. Claude Farrère was invited by the Japanese government in 1938.

Claude Farrère was elected to the French Academy on 28 March 1935.

He was president of the Association of Writers fighters . He gave his name to a literary award issued by the association, the Prix Claude Farrère created in 1959 for "a novel of imagination and having previously obtained no major literary prize".

He died 21 June 1957, Paris.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1905 (Goncourt Prize)
  • Work : Great Achievement 28 March 1935 (Member of the French Academy)
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Source Notes

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