Bernard Clavel

Birth Name:
Bernard Charles Henri Clavel
Birth Date:
May 29, 1923
Birth Place:
Lons-le-Saunier, France
Death Date:
October 5, 2010
Place of Death:
Grenoble, France
Cause of Death:
Natural causes
Cemetery Name:
Frontenay Communal Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Writers and Poets
The popular French novelist Bernard Clavel, who started his career as a baker, published his first novel "Night Worker" in 1956 and went on to write more 40 more, including "The Fruits of Winter" which in 1968 won France's coveted Goncourt prize. Several of his works, which focused on humble characters and used simple language, were adapted for the cinema and television.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Frontenay Communal Cemetery

Chemin de l'Eglise

Frontenay, , 39210



Grave Location:

46.78504, 5.617243

Grave Location Description

As you walk through this small cemetery, look to the right and to the second row from the tree line to find his simple, flat monument



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