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Jean Giraudoux

Jean GiraudouxAKA Hippolyte-Jean Giraudoux

Born: 29-Oct-1882
Birthplace: Bellac, Haute-Vienne, France
Died: 31-Jan-1944
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cimetière de Passy, Paris, France

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Novelist, Playwright

Nationality: France
Executive summary: The Madwoman of Chaillot

Military service: French Army (WWI, wounded twice)

    University: École Normale Superiéure, Paris
    Teacher: Harvard University (1906-07)

    French Minister Information (1939-40)
    French Legion of Honor

Author of books:
Suzanne et le Pacifique (1921, novel)
Siegfried et le Limousin (1922, novel)
Bella (1926, novel)
Amphitryon 38 (1929, novel)
Racine (1930, criticism)
Judith (1931, novel)
La Guerre de Troie n'aura pas lieu (1935, novel)
Pleins Pouvoirs (1939, politics)
Sodome et Gomorrhe (1943, novel)
La Folle de Chaillot (1946, novel)

Wrote plays:
Siegfried (1928)
Intermezzo (1933)
Tessa, la nymphe au coeur fidèle (1934, adaptation)
Électre (1937)
Cantique des cantiques (1938)
Ondine (1939, adaptation)

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