Claude Simon’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

October 10, 1913

Death Date

Jul 6, 2005

Age of Death

91 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Paris, France



The novelist Claude Simon died at the age of 91. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

An influential French writer, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1985. His best-known works include La Route des Flandres (1960) and Histoire (1967).

He fought with the French Resistance during World War II. He published his first work, Le Tricheur (The Cheat), in 1945.

His literary works typically contain themes of war, family history, and the passage of time.

He was born to French parents in Madagascar. He married his second wife, Rhea Karavas, in 1978, after divorcing his first wife, Yvonne Ducing.

He became a Nobel laureate in 1985, one year before Wole Soyinka received the same honor.