Romain Rolland
(1866-1944)

Died aged c. 78

Romain Rolland (French: [ʁɔlɑ̃]; 29 January 1866 – 30 December 1944) was a French dramatist, novelist, essayist, art historian and mystic who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1915 "as a tribute to the lofty idealism of his literary production and to the sympathy and love of truth with which he has described different types of human beings". He was a leading supporter of Josef Stalin in France and is also noted for his correspondence with and influence on Sigmund Freud.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Romain Rolland a habité cette maison et y est mort le 30 Decembre 1944

English translation: Romain Rolland lived in this house and died there on December 30, 1944 [AWS Translate]

Musée Zervos, Maison Romain Rolland, Rue Saint-Étienne, Vézelay, France where they lived and died (1944)

Romain Rolland 1866-1944 Prix Nobel de Littérature 1915 De 1901 à 1913, il vécut dans cet immeuble où il écrivit Jean-Christophe

English translation: Romain Rolland 1866-1944 Nobel Prize for Literature in 1915. From 1901 to 1913 he lived in this building where he wrote Jean-Christophe

162 Boulevard du Montparnasse, Paris, France where they lived (1901-1913) and wrote Jean-Christophe