André Malraux

1901 - 1976

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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of André Malraux has received more than 533,131 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). André Malraux is the 330th most popular writer (down from 329th in 2019), the 376th most popular biography from France (down from 363rd in 2019) and the 59th most popular French Writer.

André Malraux was a French writer and philosopher. He is most famous for his novel La Condition Humaine, which was published in 1933.

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Among writers, André Malraux ranks 330 out of 5,794Before him are Luigi Pirandello, J. M. Barrie, Pär Lagerkvist, Cassiodorus, Alexandra Feodorovna, and Max Brod. After him are Truman Capote, Margaret Mitchell, Aulus Cornelius Celsus, Lorenzo Valla, Erich von Däniken, and Dionysius of Halicarnassus.

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Among people born in 1901, André Malraux ranks 21Before him are Alberto Giacometti, Gary Cooper, Paul of Greece, Magda Goebbels, Ngo Dinh Diem, and Vittorio De Sica. After him are Princess Märtha of Sweden, Margaret Mead, Joaquín Rodrigo, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Max Euwe, and Simon Kuznets. Among people deceased in 1976, André Malraux ranks 15Before him are Zhou Enlai, Bernard Montgomery, Fritz Lang, Trofim Lysenko, Jean Gabin, and Man Ray. After him are J. Paul Getty, Benjamin Britten, Ulrike Meinhof, Alexander Calder, Henrik Dam, and Joachim Peiper.

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In France

Among people born in France, André Malraux ranks 376 out of 5,234Before him are Baldwin I of Jerusalem (1058), Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1709), Marin Mersenne (1588), Jean-Baptiste Say (1767), Philip the Bold (1342), and Philippe Noiret (1930). After him are Louis IV of France (920), Jeanne Moreau (1928), Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824), Robert I, Duke of Normandy (1010), Georges-Eugène Haussmann (1809), and Adolphe Thiers (1797).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, André Malraux ranks 59Before him are Chrétien de Troyes (1135), Marguerite de Navarre (1492), François Mauriac (1885), Roger Martin du Gard (1881), Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark (1934), and Gregory of Tours (538). After him are Théophile Gautier (1811), Jean Genet (1910), Arthur de Gobineau (1816), Jacques Prévert (1900), Alphonse de Lamartine (1790), and Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet (1627).