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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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André Malraux - Bibliography
... 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 ... Wrath, 1935) L'Espoir, 1937 (Man's Hope, 1938) Malraux, André (1948) ...
Daniel Wildenstein - Controversies - Andre Malraux
... ended their operations there in the early 1960s after the French minister of culture, Andre Malraux, publicly accused Georges Wildenstein of bribing a ministry official ... to court and Daniel Wildenstein subsequently accused Malraux of being motivated by malice ...

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    The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves ... is what I call hell.
    —André Malraux (1901–1976)