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 (sē-mə-nôN′), Georges Joseph Christian 1903-1989.
Belgian-born writer known especially for his detective novels featuring Inspector Maigret, including Maigret's Memoirs (1950).


(ˈsɪmənɒn; French simnɔ̃)
(Biography) Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1903–89, Belgian novelist. He wrote over two hundred novels, including the detective series featuring Maigret



Georges (Joseph Christian), 1903–89, French novelist, born in Belgium.
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Noun1.Simenon - French writer (born in Belgium) best known for his detective novels featuring Inspector Maigret (1903-1989)
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The correspondence between Gide and Simenon turns on two axes.
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Last-race success on Simenon was enough to edge Moore ahead of Buick on countback, which took in the places.
CHART-TOPPING DJ Tim Simenon broke down yesterday after a jury took just three minutes to clear him of raping a teacher.
El pasado 13 de febrero, Georges Simenon, el famosisimo escritor belga, nacido en Lieja en 1903 y muerto en 1989, habria cumplido el primer centenario de su nacimiento, aunque legalmente podria haber sido un dia antes, dado que su supersticiosa madre habia pedido al medico que la atendio en el parto, pusiera el dia 12 en lugar del 13 como fecha del acontecimiento para evitar cualquier malhadado infortunio para su vastago.
Screenplay, Francois-Olivier Rousseau, Eduardo Mignogna, based on the novel "Le Coup de lune" (Tropic Moon) by Georges Simenon.
Carissimo Simenon, mon cher Fellini is a compilation of letters exchanged by the filmmaker Federico Fellini and the novelist Georges Simenon from 1969 to 1989, the year of Simenon's death.
Ireland's champion jumps trainer could also saddle the veteran Simenon in the prestigious handicap.
SIMENON, last year's Ascot Gold Cup runner-up, will be sidelined for several weeks after suffering a setback, writes Johnny Ward.
A sort of supergroup with Albarn teaming up with the Clash's Paul Simenon, The Verve's Simon Tong and legendary Afrobeat drumner Tony Allen, their debut album, out today, is a mighty piece of work.