ROLLAND, Romain. Clamecy 29.1.1866 — Vézelay 30.12.1944. French author interested in Indian Thought, Personal Friend of Gandhi and Tagore. Also a firm catholic. Wrote novels, short stories, dramas and essays. Nobel Prize of Literature 1915. Son-in-Law of Michel Bréal (1892).

Publications: Mahatma Gandhi. 1924; Essai sur la mystique et l’action de l’Inde vivante. 1. La vie de Ramakrishna. 2. La vie de Vivekananda. 1929-30; L’Inde vivante. 1929 (essays)

Sources: R. Lardinois, D.O.L.F. 836f.; *Wikipedia with photos

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