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Born: December 19, 1910

Died: April 15, 1986 (aged 75)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Dramatist, novelist

Bio: Jean Genet was a prominent and controversial French novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political activist. Early in his life he was a vagabond and petty criminal, but later took to writing. His major works include the novels Querelle of Brest, The Thief's Journal, and Our Lady of the Flowers, and the plays The Balcony, The Blacks, The Maids and The Screens.

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