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André Malraux

French novelist, art theorist and politician (1901-1976)

1901   -   1976


country of citizenship: France
native language: French
languages spoken, written or signed: French
educated at: Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales, Lycée Turgot, Lycée Condorcet
occupation: politician, film director, screenwriter, film editor, art historian, novelist, writer, journalist, art critic
award received: Officer of the Legion of Honour, Croix de guerre 1939–1945, Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding, Companion of the Liberation, Distinguished Service Order, Médaille de la Résistance, Order of the Polar Star - Commander's Grand Cross, Great Cross with Star and Sash of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, Prix Interallié, Grand Cordon of the National Order of the Cedar‎, Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown, Grand Cross of the Order of the Oak Crown, Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav‎, Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, Grand Cross of the Military Order of Saint James of the Sword, Order of the Lion of Finland, Grand Cross of the Order of the Dannebrog, Grand Cross of the Order of Wissam El Alaouite, Grand Cross of the Order of George I, Order of the Rising Sun, 1st class, Grand Officer of the Order of the Southern Cross, Order of the Equatorial Star, Prix Goncourt, Louis Delluc Prize, Order of the Republic Egypt
position held: Minister of State, Minister of Culture (France)
influenced by: Maurice Barrès, André Gide, Friedrich Nietzsche

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Georges André Malraux ( mal-ROH, French: [ʒɔʁʒ ɑ̃dʁe malʁo]; 3 November 1901 – 23 November 1976) was a French novelist, art theorist, and minister of cultural affairs. Malraux's novel La Condition Humaine (Man's Fate) (1933) won the Prix Goncourt. He was appointed by President Charles de Gaulle as information minister (1945–46) and subsequently as France's first cultural affairs minister during de Gaulle's presidency (1959–1969).
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    • L’Abbaye de Typhaines ( 1922 )

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