Marguerite Yourcenar

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Marguerite Yourcenar
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BornMarguerite Antoinette Jeanne Marie Ghislaine Cleenewerck de Crayencour
8 Juin 1903(1903-06-08)
Brussels, Belgium
Dee'd17 December 1987(1987-12-17) (aged 84)
Northeast Harbor, Maine, U.S.
ThriftNovelist, essayist, poet
NaitionalityFraunce
Notable warksMémoires d'Hadrien
Notable awairdsErasmus Prize (1983)
PairtnerGrace Frick (1937–1979; Frick's death)

Marguerite Yourcenar (French pronunciation: ​[maʁɡəʁit juʁsənaʁ]; 8 June 1903 – 17 December 1987) wis a French novelist an essayist born in Brussels, Belgium, wha becam a US ceetizen in 1947.