Savignon, André

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Savignon, André Gender: M
Fernand Eugène André Savignon
born on 1 January 1878 at 09:30 (= 09:30 AM )
Place Tarbes, France, 43n14, 0e05
Timezone LMT m0e05 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 10°54' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 15°08 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 14°53'


French author.

he won the Prix Goncourt in 1912 with his novel "Les filles de la pluie", describing the daily life in Ouessant Island.

Working as a reporter for various newspapers, he visited England regularly. He was in London when World War II broke out in 1939, was in Plymouth during the Blitz and then remained in London until his death at the age of 69, at The French Hospital, from pneumonia on 10 January 1947.

Two marriages, no children.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1912 (Goncourt Prize)

Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 's' pdf file, p. 65.


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