Émile Zola Rank
About Émile Zola
Émile Zola was a French novelist, playwright and journalist regarded as the father of naturalism. He was one of the most famous French novelist of the late 19th century whose best known works include Les Rougon-Macquart, Thérèse Raquin, and Germinal. He is also known for his instrumental role in the political liberalization of France. He died from carbon monoxide poisoning, which many suspect was perpetrated by his enemies.
He married Éléonore-Alexandrine Meley in 1870. The marriage produced no children. However, he had two children from an extramarital relationship he had with a seamstress named Jeanne Rozerot.
He was nominated twice for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 and 1902.
He played an instrumental role in the exoneration of Captain Alfred Dreyfus who was falsely accused of treason and jailed in a case that became known as the Dreyfus affair.
Émile Zola Rank
Émile Zola photo gallery
Famous quotes by Émile Zola
I am little concerned with beauty or perfection. I don't care for the great centuries. All I care about is life, struggle, intensity.Émile Zola
If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.Émile Zola
If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow.Émile Zola
The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.Émile Zola
The fate of animals is of greater importance to me than the fear of appearing ridiculous it is indissolubly connected with the fate of men.Émile Zola
The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it.Émile Zola
Émile Zola's Popularity
Émile Zola was a famous French novelist and critic, who was born on April 2, 1840. As a person born on this date, Émile Zola is listed in our database as the 27th most popular celebrity for the day (April 2) and the 4th most popular for the year (1840).
People born on April 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Émile Zola is the 735th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Émile Zola's birthday, Émile Zola is the 92nd most famous French and ranks 30th in famous people born in Paris, France.
In general, Émile Zola ranks as the 8877th most popular famous person, and the 131st most popular author / writer / novelist / playwright of all time. “The Famous Birthdays” catalogs over 25,000 famous people, everyone, from actors to actresses to singers to tiktok stars, from serial killers to chefs to scientists to youtubers and more. If you're curious to see who was born on your birthday, you can use our database to find out who, what, where, when and why. You can search by birthday, birthplace, claim to fame or any other information by typing in the search box, or simply browse our site by selecting the month, the day, the horoscope, or any other clickable option.
Learn about famous persons' keys to fame, discover interesting trivia and find out where they rank on several types of charts. Use it as fun information for a birthday party or a game at another type of celebration. Start a scrapbook of everyone born on your birthday or give a gift of a scrapbook of everyone born on a loved one's birthday. Take a look at the currently trending celebrities, the most popular birthdays for a specific day or jump to a random or recently added celebrity's page if you're not looking for anything specific.