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 Jules Alfred Huot de Goncourt

Jules Alfred Huot de Goncourt

Birth
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death 20 Jun 1870 (aged 39)
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Departement des Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 13.
Memorial ID 4287 · View Source
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French Author, Publisher. He was born in Paris, France and published books with his older brother Edmond de Goncourt, including "Soeur Philomène" (1861), "Renée Mauperin" (1864), "Germinie Lacerteux" (1865), "Manette Salomon" (1867), and "Madame Gervaisais" (1869). He died in Paris of a stroke at the age of 39. The Academie Goncourt, founded by his brother Edmond annually awards the Prix Goncourt in his honor since 1903, the most prestigious prize in French language literature, given to "the best imaginary prose work of the year."

Bio by: William Bjornstad


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  • Added: 5 Jan 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4287
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jules Alfred Huot de Goncourt (17 Dec 1830–20 Jun 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4287, citing Cimetiere de Montmartre, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .