Roger Peyrefitte

Roger Peyrefitte

Birth
Castres, Departement du Tarn, Midi-Pyrénées, France
Death 5 Nov 2000 (aged 93)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Alet-les-Bains, Departement de l'Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Memorial ID 16228898 · View Source
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Author. Born in Castres, France, he was a diplomat for the French Government before winning international success with his first novel, "Les Amitiés Particulières" (1945), which won the Renaudot Award. The book was later made into a film. Peyrefitte also won notoriety for his gay rights activism. His many works include "L'Exilé de Capri", about the life of the Baron Jacques d'Adelsward-Fersen, "Notre Amour", "L'Enfant de Coeur", "Les Clés de Saint-Pierre", "Alexandre le Grand", "Les Ambassadors", and "Propos Secrets". He died in Paris.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 17 Oct 2006
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roger Peyrefitte (17 Aug 1907–5 Nov 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16228898, citing Cimetière d'Arlet-Les-Bain, Alet-les-Bains, Departement de l'Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .