Nourissier, François

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Nourissier, François Gender: M
born on 18 May 1927 at 04:30 (= 04:30 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 26°12' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 11°42 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 09°29'


French journalist, writer and editor.

Nourissier was the secretary-general of Éditions Denoël (1952–1955), editor of the review La Parisienne (1955–1958), and an adviser with the Éditions Grasset Paris publishing house (1958–1996).

In 1970, he won the Prix Femina for his book La crève. Several of his novels have been made into motion pictures and in 1973 he was a member of the Jury at the Cannes Film Festival.

François Nourissier was elected to the Académie Goncourt in 1977. He served as the literary organization's Secretary-General in 1983, and was its president from 1996 to 2002.

In 2002, he was awarded the Prix mondial Cino Del Duca.

On 15 February 2011, Francois Nourissier died at Sainte-Perine Hospital in Paris from the complications of Parkinson's disease.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death by Disease 15 February 2011 (Parkinson's disease, age 83)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'n' pdf file, p. 38.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Parkinson's
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Parkinson's disease)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novelist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor