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  • (noun): French novelist (1901-1976).
    Synonyms: Malraux

André Malraux

André Malraux DSO (3 November 1901 – 23 November 1976) was a French novelist, art theorist and Minister for 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 Minister of Information (1945–1946) and subsequently as France's first Minister of Cultural Affairs during de Gaulle's presidency (1959–1969).

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Daniel Wildenstein - Controversies - Andre Malraux
... the French minister of culture, Andre Malraux, publicly accused Georges Wildenstein of bribing a ministry official to authorize the export and sale abroad of Georges de la Tour's ... The case never went to court and Daniel Wildenstein subsequently accused Malraux of being motivated by malice ...
André Malraux - Bibliography
... the West, 1926) Royaume-Farfelu, 1928 (The Kingdom of Farfelu, 2005) Malraux, André (1928) ... http//books.google.com/books?id=4g1n2P_-MEYC printsec=frontcover dq=malraux cd=7#v=onepage q= f=false ... mépris, 1935 (Days of Wrath, 1935) L'Espoir, 1937 (Man's Hope, 1938) Malraux, André (1948) ...

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    There are not fifty ways of fighting, there’s only one, and that’s to win. Neither revolution nor war consists in doing what one pleases.
    —André Malraux (1901–1976)