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André Gide
  • Name: André Gide
  • Born: 11/22/1869
  • Died: 02/19/1951 (81 years old)
  • Occupation: Novelist, essayist, dramatist
  • Website: andregide.org

André Paul Guillaume Gide (French:[ɑ̃dʁe pɔl ɡijom ʒid]; 22 November 1869 – 19 February 1951) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature (in 1947). Gide’s career ranged from its beginnings in the symbolist movement, to the advent of anticolonialism between the two World Wars. The author of more than fifty books, at the time of his death his obituary in The New York Times described him as “France’s greatest contemporary man of letters” and “judged the greatest French writer of this century by the literary cognoscenti.”

Birth Name: André Paul Guillaume Gide

Awards: Nobel Prize in Literature, 1947

Birth Place: Paris, French Empire

Death Place: Paris, France

Website: andregide.org

Source: Wikipedia

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