François Mauriac


François Mauriac

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François Mauriac
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1952

Born: 11 October 1885, Bordeaux, France

Died: 1 September 1970, Paris, France

Residence at the time of the award: France

Prize motivation: "for the deep spiritual insight and the artistic intensity with which he has in his novels penetrated the drama of human life."

Language: French

Prize share: 1/1

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