Albert Camus

Author Albert Camus Full Name: Albert Camus
Nationality: French

Profession: Author
Why Famous: Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to the philosophy known as absurdism. Known by generations of students of French for his book 'La Peste' (The Plague).

Born: November 7, 1913
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dréan, Algeria

Died: January 4, 1960 (aged 46)
Cause of Death: Car crash

Married Life

  • 1940-12-03 Nobel Prize winning author Albert Camus (27) weds pianist and mathematician Francine Faure (25) in Lyon, France

Historical Events in the Life of Albert Camus

  • 1948-10-27 Albert Camus' "L'etat de Siege" premieres in Paris
  • 1949-12-15 Albert Camus' "Les Justes" premieres in Paris
  • 1957-10-17 French author Albert Camus awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

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