Laurent, Jacques

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laurent, Jacques Gender: M
born on 5 January 1919 at 09:15 (= 09:15 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 14°00' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 21°23 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 11°39'


French journalist, novelist and essayist, who published under various pseudonyms. Laurent was a prolific historical novelist and screenwriter.

In 1964, he violently attack General de Gaulle in his pamphlet Mauriac de Gaulle, he was convicted for "insulting the head of state."

Leaving politics, in 1971 Jacques Laurent won the Goncourt Prize for his novel The Nonsense, and two years later, the Prince Pierre de Monaco Literary Award.

On 26 June 1986 he was elected to the French Academy.

Jacques Laurent committed suicide on 29 December 2000, Paris. In September 2011, a friend of him, Christophe Mercier, revealed that the writer committed suicide because the sadness following the death of his wife a few months earlier.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1971 (Goncourt Prize)
  • Work : Great Achievement 26 June 1986 (Member of the French Academy)
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Source Notes

Geslain archive


  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Magazine/ newsletter
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Goncourt Prize)
  • Notable : Famous : Other Famous (memeber of the French Academy)