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Picture Source: WikipediaAndre Malraux
Born: November 3, 1901
Died: November 23, 1976 (age 75)
Occupation: Author, statesman
Bio: André Malraux was a French novelist, art theorist and Minister for Cultural Affairs. Malraux's novel La Condition Humaine won the Prix Goncourt. He was appointed by President Charles de Gaulle as Minister of Information and subsequently as France's first Minister of Cultural Affairs during de Gaulle's presidency.
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