Vercel, Roger

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Vercel, Roger Gender: M
Roger Delphin Auguste Cretin
born on 8 January 1894 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )
Place Le Mans, France, 48n0, 0e12
Timezone LST m2e2015 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 18°42' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 08°27 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 25°27'

Roger Vercel (in 1934, Agence de presse Meurisse‏, Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France)


French writer fascinated by the sea and marine life. Although he virtually never went to sea, most of his novels featured a maritime setting. "Off Eden" earned him the Prix Femina from the France-America Committee in 1932. He won the Prix Goncourt in 1934 for "Capitaine Conan." He died on 26 February 1957 in Dinan.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'Ecrivains' pdf file, p. 275.


  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction