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Claude Anet (1868–1931)

French writer "Claude Anet" was born Jean Schopfer in Morgan, Switzerland, in 1868. His father--whom he once described as "a literary man of good taste" who encouraged him to read the classics--was Swiss and his mother English, although she was born and educated in France. As a young man he attended the Sorbonne and the Ecole du Louvre (at the same... See full bio »


(age 62) in Paris, France

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Mayerling Writer
Ariane Writer


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 1968 Mayerling (novel "Mayerling" and historical documentation)
 1960 La Hora Fate (TV Series)
 1957 Love in the Afternoon (novel "Ariane, jeune fille russe")
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (based on the novel by: "Idyll's End" - 1 episode)
- Mayerling (1957) ... (based on the novel by: "Idyll's End")
 1936 Mayerling (novel)
 1932 Ariane, jeune fille russe (novel)
 1931 Ariane (novel)
 1931 The Loves of Ariane (original novel)

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The first person to drive an automobile in Persia, in 1906 he wrote a book about his adventures, "La Perse en automobile" (aka "Through Persia in a Motor Car by Russia and the Caucasus"). He later lived three years in Russia, witnessing the Bolshevik Revolution. He reported on it as "civil war correspondent", which brought him imprisonment, loss of all his goods (including a fine painting by ... See more »

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