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André Gide

Writer André Gide

Profession: Writer


Biography: Known for his fiction as well as his autobiographical works, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1947.

Born: November 22, 1869
Birthplace: Paris, France
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Died: February 19, 1951 (aged 81)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Historical Events

  • 1936-11-05 French writer Andre Gide criticizes Soviet regime
  • 1952-06-01 Catholic church puts Andre Gides "Labor" on the index

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