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André Breton
  • Name: André Breton
  • Born: 02/18/1896
  • Died: 09/28/1966 (70 years old)
  • Occupation: Writer

André Robert Breton (French:[ɑ̃dʁe ʁɔbɛʁ bʁətɔ̃]; 18 February 1896 – 28 September 1966) was a French writer and poet. He is known best as the co-founder, leader, principal theorist and chief apologist of Surrealism. His writings include the first Surrealist Manifesto (Manifeste du surréalisme) of 1924, in which he defined surrealism as “pure psychic automatism”.

Birth Name: André Robert Breton

Genre: Histories, poetry, essays

Birth Place: Tinchebray, Orne, France

Death Place: Paris, France

Source: Wikipedia

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