French writerDied when: 74 years 335 days (898 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Jean Tharaud (9 May 1877 – 8 April 1952) was a French writer.Tharaud was born in Saint-Junien, Haute-Vienne.As a young man, he had been secretary to Maurice Barrès.
He wrote books with his brother, Jérôme Tharaud, for over 50 years.In 1906, they won the Prix Goncourt for .
He was the eighteenth member elected to occupy seat 4 of the Académie française in 1946.His brother, Jérôme, had been seated at chair 31 in 1938.
He died in Paris in 1952.
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