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Honore de Balzac
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Born: May 20, 1799

Died: August 18, 1850 (aged 51)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Novelist

Bio: Honoré de Balzac was a French novelist and playwright. His magnum opus was a sequence of short stories and novels collectively entitled La Comédie humaine, which presents a panorama of French life in the years after the 1815 fall of Napoleon.

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