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Maurice Druon (1918–2009)

Maurice Druon was born on April 23, 1918 in Paris, France as Maurice Kessel. He was a writer, known for Les grandes familles (1989), Vertigine d'amore (1949) and The Possessors (1958). He was married to Madeleine Merignac. He died on April 14, 2009 in Paris. See full bio »

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(age 90) in Paris, France

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 2014 The Iron King (TV Series) (based on a book by) (pre-production)
 2005 A Cursed Monarchy (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 5 episodes)
- Le Lys et le lion (2005) ... (novel)
- La Louve de France (2005) ... (novel)
- Les poisons de la couronne (2005) ... (novel)
- La Reine étranglée (2005) ... (novel)
- Le Roi de Fer (2005) ... (novel)
 1990 Tistou the Green Thumb (novel)
 1989 Les grandes familles (TV Mini-Series) (novel) / (screenplay)
 1981 Tistou les pouces verts (TV Movie) (story)
 1976 A Matter of Time (novel "The Film of Memory")
 1972-1973 Les rois maudits (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Le lis et le lion (1973) ... (novel)
- La louve de France (1973) ... (novel)
- La loi des mâles (1973) ... (novel)
- Les poisons de la couronne (1973) ... (novel)
- La reine étranglée (1972) ... (novel)
 1962 Five Miles to Midnight (dialogue - uncredited)
 1960 The Baron of the Locks (scenario)
 1958 The Possessors (novel)
 1949 Vertigine d'amore (dialogue) / (screenplay)
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Alternate Names:

Maurice de Reyniac Druon
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He and his uncle, Joseph Kessel, adapted a Russian song which became known as the "Chant des Partisans" ("Song of the Partisans"), an anthem of the French Resistance during WWII. See more »

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