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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • Name: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • Born: 06/29/1900
  • Died: 07/31/1944 (44 years old)
  • Occupation: Aviator, writer

Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger, comte de Saint-Exupéry, simply known as de Saint-Exupéry (UK: /ˌsæ̃tɪɡˈzpɛri/, US: /-ɡzpˈr/, French:[ɑ̃twan də sɛ̃t‿ɛɡzypeʁi]; 29 June 1900– 31 July 1944), was a French writer, poet, aristocrat, journalist and pioneering aviator. He became a laureate of several of France’s highest literary awards and also won the United States National Book Award. He is best remembered for his novella The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince) and for his lyrical aviation writings, including Wind, Sand and Stars and Night Flight.

Birth Name: Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger de Saint-Exupéry

Awards: Commire, Commire, Grand Prix du roman de l’Académie française (1939), U.S. National Book Award (1940), Commire, Croix de Guerre avec palme (1944) (posthumous)

Genre: Autobiography, belles-lettres, essays, children’s literature

Birth Place: Lyon, France

Death Place: Mediterranean Sea, off Marseille, France

Source: Wikipedia

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