Birth and Life

Émile Zola


Date of birth 2. 4. 1840
Country of birth France



Date of death 29. 9. 1902
Cemetery Pantheon, Paris, France
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 48.8462784, 2.3462704

Zola was first buried in the Montmartre cemetery in Paris (the monument is still there, first two photos), but was later moved to Pantheon.

Summary from Wikipedia

Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola (/ˈzoʊlə/; French: [e.mil zo.la]; 2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was a French novelist, playwright, journalist, the best-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism, and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism. He was a major figure in the political liberalization of France and in the exoneration of the falsely accused and convicted army officer Alfred Dreyfus, which is encapsulated in the renowned newspaper headline J'accuse. Zola was nominated for the first and second Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 9. 12. 2015

Images of the grave

Location of the cemetery

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