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Joris-Karl Huysmans

Joris-Karl HuysmansAKA Charles-Marie-Georges Huysmans

Born: 5-Feb-1848
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 12-May-1907
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: Cancer - other
Remains: Buried, Cimetière du Montparnasse, Paris, France

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Author

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Decadent author, À Rebours

Military service: French Army (Franco-Prussian War, 1870)

Founding member and first president of the Académie Goncourt.

Father: (painter, d. 24-Jun-1856)
Mother: Elisabeth-Malvina Badin
Father: Jules Og (stepfather)

    High School: Lycee Saint-Louis (1866)

    French Legion of Honor 13-Jan-1907
    Dutch Ancestry Paternal

Author of books:
Le Drageoir aux épices (1874)
Marthe, histoire d'une fille (1876)
Les Soeurs Vatard (1879)
Sac au dos (1880)
Croquis parisiens (1880)
En ménage (1881)
A vau-l'eau (1882, novel, trans. Downstream)
L'Art moderne (1883, art criticism)
À rebours (1884, novel, trans. Against Nature or Against the Grain)
Un dilemme (1887)
En rade (1887)
Certains (1889, art criticism)
La Bièvre (1890)
Là-bas (1891, novel, trans. Down There)
En route (1895)
La Cathédrale (1898)
Sainte Lydwine de Schiedam (1901)
L'Oblat (1903)
Trois primitifs (1905)
Les Foules de Lourdes (1906)
Trois églises et Trois primitifs (1908, essays, pub. posthumously)



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