Félicien Marceau

Félicien Marceau

Félicien Marceau in 1970
Born 16 September 1913
Died 7 March 2012(2012-03-07) (aged 98)
Occupation Novelist

Félicien Marceau (16 September 1913 – 7 March 2012) was a French novelist, playwright and essayist originally from Belgium. His real name was Louis Carette. He was close to the Hussards right-wing literary movement, which in turn was close to the monarchist movement .[1][2] He was born in Kortenberg, Flemish Brabant.[1]

Marceau received the Prix Goncourt for his book Creezy (ISBN 0714507083) in 1969. On 27 November 1975 he was elected to the Académie française, succeeding Marcel Achard.[2][3] In 1974, Goudji created the academician's sword for Félicien Marceau.[4]



  1. 1 2 "Famous Belgians". belgiumtheplaceto.be. 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
  2. 1 2 "Félicien Marceau". academie-francaise.fr (in French). 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
  3. "Félicien Marceau". evene.fr (in French). 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
  4. "L'epee d'academicien de Felicien Marceau, par Goudji By Marc Wittmer On ExposureRoom". exposureroom.com (in French). 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2011.

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