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Henry Troyat

Henry Troyat, USSR Author.

Background

  • Troyat, Henry was born on November 1, 1911. Son of an Armenian merchant.

  • Education

    • Educated in France.

    Career

    • Left Russia with his parents after the October Revolution 1917. Became a well-known French author. Wrote a series of successful biographical novels on Russian literary figures (Dostoevskii, Pushkin, Lermontov, Gogol).

      Member of the French Academy, 1959. Lives in Paris.
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    Born November 1, 1911
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