Award Winners Prix Goncourt Winners List

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List of Prix Goncourt winners from every year the award has been given out. All Prix Goncourt winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Prix Goncourt award are listed along with photos for every Prix Goncourt winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Prix Goncourt award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Prix Goncourt are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Prix Goncourt winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Prix Goncourt winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Prix Goncourt winners of all time. Anybody who won the Prix Goncourt usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Prix Goncourt-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Prix Goncourt, so most of the famous Prix Goncourt winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Prix Goncourt?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. List ranges from Marcel Proust to Marguerite Duras and more. (71 items)

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Adrien Bertrand is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Adrien Bertrand Adrien Bertrand was a French novelist whose short career was punctuated by a series of striking surrealist anti-war novels, written as Bertrand lay dying from complications involved in a wound ...more

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Alexis Jenni is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Alexis Jenni Alexis Jenni is a French novelist and biology teacher. His debut novel, L'Art français de la guerre, won the 2011 Prix Goncourt, France's most prestigious literary award.

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Alphonse de Châteaubriant is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Alphonse de Châteaubriant Alphonse Van Bredenbeck de Châteaubriant was a French writer who won the Prix Goncourt in 1911 for his novel Monsieur de Lourdines and Grand prix du roman de l'Académie ...more

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Amin Maalouf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Amin Maalouf is a Lebanese-born French author. Has lived in France since 1976. Although his native language is Arabic, he writes in French, and his works have been translated into many ...more

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André Malraux is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
André Malraux DSO was a French novelist, art theorist and Minister for Cultural Affairs. Malraux's novel La Condition Humaine won the Prix Goncourt. He was appointed by President Charles ...more

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André Savignon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
André Savignon André Savignon was a French author. His parents were Michel Savignon and Isabelle Varanguien de Villepin. He married Marie-Josèphe Monzelun on July 29, 1902 in Paris. Between 1908 ...more

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Andreï Makine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Andreï Makine is a Russian-born French author. He also publishes under the pseudonym Gabriel Osmonde. Makine's novels include Dreams of My Russian Summers which won two top French awards, ...more

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Antonine Maillet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Antonine Maillet, PC CC OQ ONB FRSC is an Acadian novelist, playwright, and scholar. She was born in Bouctouche, New Brunswick and lives in Montreal, Quebec. Following high school, she received ...more

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Atiq Rahimi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Atiq Rahimi is a French-Afghan writer and filmmaker.

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Béatrix Beck is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Béatrix Beck was a French writer of Belgian origin. She was born at Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland, the daughter of the poet Christian Beck. After several jobs, she became the secretary ...more

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Claude Farrère is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Claude Farrère Claude Farrère, pseudonym of Frédéric-Charles Bargone, was a French author of novels set in such exotic locations as Istanbul, Saigon, and Nagasaki. One of his novels, Les ...more

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Didier Decoin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Didier Decoin Didier Decoin is a French screenwriter and writer awarded the Prix Goncourt in 1977.

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Didier Van Cauwelaert is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Didier Van Cauwelaert is a French author of Belgian descent who was born in Nice. In 1994 his novel Un Aller simple won the Prix Goncourt.

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Dominique Fernandez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Dominique Fernandez is a French writer of novels, essays and travel books. Much of his writing explores homosexual experience and creativity. In 1982 he won the Prix Goncourt for his novel about ...more

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Émile Moselly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Émile Moselly Émile Chénin - was a French novelist. He was born in Paris.

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Érik Orsenna is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Érik Orsenna is the pen-name of Érik Arnoult, a French politician and novelist. After studying philosophy and political science at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris, ...more

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Ernest Pérochon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Ernest Pérochon Ernest Pérochon was a French writer who won the Prix Goncourt in 1920 for his novel Nêne. Initially a teacher, he left his career in education in 1921 to pursue writing. He wrote ...more

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Francis de Miomandre is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Francis de Miomandre Francis de Miomandre was a French novelist and well-known translator from Spanish into French.

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François Weyergans is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
François Weyergans François Weyergans is a Belgian writer and director. His father, Franz Weyergans, was a Belgian and also a writer, while his mother was from Avignon in France. François Weyergans ...more

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Frédérick Tristan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Frédérick Tristan Frederick Tristan, is a French writer.

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Georges Duhamel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Georges Duhamel, was a French author, born in Paris. Duhamel trained as a doctor, and during World War I was attached to the French Army. In 1920, he published Confession de minuit, the first of ...more

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Gilles Leroy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Gilles Leroy Gilles Leroy is a French writer. He studied at the Lycée Lakanal in Sceaux, which appears in his 1996 novel, Les Maîtres du monde, as the "Lycée Ducasse". His novel ...more

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Guy Mazeline is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Guy Mazeline Guy Mazeline was a French writer, who won the prix Goncourt in 1932. He is the son of Alphonse Mazeline and Elise Hélène Suzanne Jaquereau. He married on 18 December 1924, to

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Henri Barbusse is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Henri Barbusse was a French novelist and a member of the French Communist Party. He was a lifelong friend of Albert Einstein.

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Henri Béraud is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Prix Goncourt Winners List
Henri Béraud Henri Béraud was a French novelist and journalist. He was sentenced to death -later commuted to life imprisonment- for collaboration with the Germans, in 1945.