Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Born: June 29, 1900

Died: July 31, 1944 (aged 44)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Novelist, aviator, writer

Bio: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, officially Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger, comte de Saint Exupéry, was an aristocrat French writer, poet and pioneering aviator. He became a laureate of several of France's highest literary awards and also won the U.S. National Book Award.

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