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André Maurois

André MauroisAKA Émile Salomon Wilhelm Herzog

Born: 26-Jul-1885
Birthplace: Elbeuf, France
Died: 9-Oct-1967
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cimetière de Neuilly-sur-Seine, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Author

Nationality: France
Executive summary: French biographer

Military service: French Army (WWI); French Free Forces (WWII)

Father: (textile manufacturer, d. 1925)
Wife: Janine de Szymkiewicz (d. 1924)
Wife: Simone de Caillevet (niece of Marcel Proust)

    University: University of Caen

    French Academy 1938

Author of books:
Les Silences du Colonel Bramble (1918, novel)
Ariel (1923, biography, of Percy Bysshe Shelley)
Bernard Quesnay (1926, novel)
Climats (1928, novel, "Whatever Gods May Be")
Byron (1930, biography, of Lord Byron)
Histoire de l'Angleterre (1937, history)
Histoire des États-Unis (1943, history)
À la Recherche de Marcel Proust (1949, biography, of Marcel Proust)
Lélia (1952, biography, of George Sand)
Olympio (1954, biography, of Victor Hugo)
La vie de Sir Alexander Fleming (1959, biography)
Prométhée (1965, biography, of Honoré de Balzac)

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