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Georges Simenon
Born Georges Simenon
(1903-02-13)13 February 1903
Liège, Belgium
Died 4 September 1989(1989-09-04) (aged 86)
Lausanne, Switzerland
Pen name "G. Sim"
Occupation Novelist
Notable awards Académie royale de Belgique (1952)

Georges Joseph Christian Simenon ( 13 February 1903 – 4 September 1989) was a Belgian writer. He published nearly 200 novels and many short works. Simenon is best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret.

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