Maurice Maeterlinck

Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck (1862 - 1949)

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Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard "Mauritius Polidorus Maria Bernardus" Maeterlinck
Born in Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgiëmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 15 Feb 1919 in Châteauneuf, Alpes-Maritimes, Francemap
[children unknown]
Died in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, Francemap
Profile last modified 31 May 2019 | Created 10 Nov 2015
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Maurice Maeterlinck is Notable.


Maurice Maeterlinck was a French-speaking Belgian author. Though Flemish, his family was francophone.

Maurice Maeterlinck was the son of Polydore Maeterlinck, notary, born ca 1835, and Mathilde van den Bossche, born about 1835. He was born on 29 August 1862 in his parents' house in Pyperstraat, Ghent, Belgium. His full name at birth registration was: Mauritius Polidorus Maria Bernardus Maeterlinck.

He married Renée Dahon, an actress 31 years his junior, on 25 February 1919 in Châteauneuf-Contes (now Châteauneuf-Villevieille)[1].

Field: drama, prose


  1. Acte de mariage: Acte #1, Mariages 1919 Châteauneuf-Villevieille, Archives des Alpes-Maritimes M 1861-1925 vue 429, consulté le 9 août 2018

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