Émile Zola biography

Émile Zola

Playwright, Author

1840 – 1902

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Who was Émile Zola?

Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola was a French writer, the most important exemplar of the literary school of naturalism and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism. He was a major figure in the political liberalization of France and in the exoneration of the falsely accused and convicted army officer Alfred Dreyfus, which is encapsulated in the renowned newspaper headline J'accuse.

Famous Quotes:

  • "The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work."

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Born
Apr 2, 1840
Paris
Also known as
  • Emile Zola
  • Emile Francois Zola
  • Émile Zola
  • Zola
  • Émile-Édouard Charles-Antoine Zola
  • Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Atheism
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • Lycée Saint-Louis
Lived in
  • Paris
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Died
Sep 29, 1902
Paris
Resting place
Panthéon, Paris

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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