Marcel Proust
(1871-1922)

Died aged c. 51

Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (/pruːst/; French: [maʁsɛl pʁust]; 10 July 1871 – 18 November 1922), better known as Marcel Proust, was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time; earlier rendered as Remembrance of Things Past), published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927: The Walk by Swann's Place, In the Shade of Blooming Young Girls, The Guermantes Walk, Sodom and Gomorrah, The Captive Girl, Vanished Albertine, Time Found Again. He is considered by English critics and writers to be one of the most influential authors of the 20th century.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

Marcel Proust 1871 - 1922 habita cette immeuble de 1907 à 1919

English translation: Marcel Proust 1871 - 1922 inhabited this building from 1907 to 1919 [AWS Translate]

102, Boulevard Haussmann, Paris, France where they lived (1907-1919)

Marcel Proust vint demeurer ici en Octobre 1919 il y mort le 13 Novembre 1922

English translation: Marcel Proust came to stay here in October 1919 there died November 13, 1922 [AWS Translate]

Hotel Elysées, 44 rue Hamelin, Paris, France where they moved to (1919) and died (1922)

Ici naquit Marcel Proust le 10 Juillet 1871

English translation: Here was born Marcel Proust on July 10, 1871 [AWS Translate]

96 rue La Fontaine, Paris, France where they was born (1871)