Andre Gide
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Born: November 22, 1869

Died: February 19, 1951 (aged 81)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Novelist, essayist

Bio: André Paul Guillaume Gide was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1947. Gide's career ranged from its beginnings in the symbolist movement, to the advent of anticolonialism between the two World Wars.

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