Archive - Jean d'Ormesson: 1925-2017
Celebrated French writer and journalist Jean d’Ormesson died on December 5, 2017, in Neuilly-sur-Seine. He was 92. In 1973 he was admitted into the Académie Française, where he had served as Dean of the Académie since 2009. He was director of French Newspaper Le Figaro from 1974 to 1977. The prolific writer released his first novel, L’amour est un plaisir, in 1956, when he was 31. His 1971 novel, La Gloire de l’Empire, was awarded the Grand prix du roman de l'Académie française, the most prestigious award in French letters.
Le célèbre écrivain et journaliste français Jean d'Ormesson est mort...