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Emile Salomon Wilhelm Herzog (Maurois, Andre)

Born: 1885 AD
Died: 1967 AD, at 82 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Authors


1885 - Born on the 26th of July in Elbeuf, Normandy, France.

1938 - He became a member of the Académie française.

1947 - "André Maurois" was a pen name that became his legal name.

1967 - Died on the 9th of October in Paris, France.


Page last updated: 5:49am, 18th Jul '07

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