Top 20 Novelist celebrities in Belgium
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Novelist celebrities [Updated July 24, 2021].
Herman Teirlinck was born
on February 24, 1879
He had a life-long love of the theatre. In addition to writing plays, he founded the Studio Herman Teirlinck
, an Antwerp school devoted to the training of actors.
Georges Simenon was born
on February 13, 1903
in Liege, Belgium.
He sometimes wrote up to 60 or 80 pages in one day.
Octave Maus was born
on June 12, 1856
He founded a Brussels artistic society called La Libre Esthetique in 1894.
Suzanne Lilar was born
on May 21, 1901
in Ghent, Belgium.
She wrote numerous critical essays on plays, playwrights, and the development of the theatre.
Johan Daisne was born
on September 2, 1912
He became Ghent's chief librarian in 1945.
Jean Ray was born
on July 8, 1887
Pierre Ryckmans was born
on September 28, 1935
He was a Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Sydney from 1987-1993.
Julio Cortazar was born
on August 26, 1914
Argentine novelist, short story writer, and essayist best known for his association with the literary group the Latin American Boom. Julio Cortazar is best recognized for his novels Rayuela, Los Premios, and Book of Manuel.
In addition to his novels, stories, and poetry, Julio Cortazar is also known for having published a graphic novel in 1975 entitled Fantomas Against the Multinational Vampires.