Vailland, Roger

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Vailland, Roger Gender: M
Roger François Vailland
born on 16 October 1907 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Acy-en-Multien, France, 49n06, 2e57
Timezone LST m2e2015 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 22°15' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 23°16 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 08°58'

Roger Vailland (Caricature)


French novelist, essayist, and screenwriter.

Vailland was a participant in the Resistance Movement.

In 1952 he joined the Communist Party and was activist. He published a pamphlet against capitalism.

In 1957 he won the Prix Goncourt for his novel La loi.

In the cinema, he worked with Roger Vadim and René Clément.

He died 12 May 1965, Meillonnas, of lung cancer.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)



  • Work : Prize 1957 (Goncourt Prize)

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'u_v' pdf file, p. 8.;M.Keller quotes BC of Acy-en-Multien (same time)


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