Pourrat, Henri

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Pourrat, Henri Gender: M
born on 7 May 1887 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Ambert, France, 45n33, 3e45
Timezone LMT m3e45 (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 16°08' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 08°28 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 07°14'


French writer and anthropologist who collected the oral literature of the Auvergne.

His work is highly diverse: early poems, novels, biographies, historical essays, philosophical and religious stories.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1921 (Prix du Figaro for Gaspard des montagnes)
  • Work : Great Achievement 1926 (Docteur Honoris Causa University of Dublin)
  • Work : Prize 1931 (Grand prix du roman de l'Académie française)
  • Work : Prize 1941 (Prix Goncourt for Vent de Mars)

Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'p_q' pdf file, p. 182 (EC DG 666).


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Tuberculosis (has to go and live in countryside)
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher (antropology)
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy