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Marguerite Yourcenar

Born: Jun 8, 1903

Death: Dec 17, 1987

Birthplace: Brussels

Profession: Writer

Nationality: France

Marguerite Yourcenar

Date of Birth : Jun 8, 1903
Date of Death : Dec 17, 1987
Birth Place : Brussels

Marguerite Yourcenar was a Belgian-born French novelist and essayist. Winner of the Prix Femina and the Erasmus Prize, she was the first woman elected to the Academie francaise, in 1980, and the seventeenth person to occupy Seat 3.


  • Writer
  • Author
  • Poet
  • Novelist
  • Essayist

Also known as

  • Marguerite Antoinette Jeanne Marie Ghislaine Cleenewerck de Crayencour


  • Fernande de Cartier de Marchienne
  • Michel Cleenewerck de Crayencour


  • Grace Frick
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