Best Known For
Émile Zola was the most prominent French novelist of the late 19th century. He was noted for his theories of naturalism as expressed in Les Rougon-Macquart.
Think you know about Biography?
Answer questions and see how you rank against other players.Play Now
Émile Zola was born April 2, 1840 in Paris, France. In 1865 he published his first novel, La Confession de Claude. In the following years he continued his journalism career in while publishing two novels. In 1868, he decided to write a large-scale series of novels. As the founder of the naturalist movement, Zola also published several treatises to explain his theories on art.
© 2014 A+E Networks. All rights reserved.
Included In These Groups
Famous Arians 572 people in this group
Famous People Who Died in Accidents 103 people in this group
Famous Activists 533 people in this group
profile name: Émile Zola profile occupation:
Sign in with Facebook to see how you and your friends are connected to famous icons.