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|Born||André Paul Guillaume Gide
22 November 1869
Paris, French Empire
|Died||19 February 1951
|Resting place||Cimetière de Cuverville, Cuverville, Seine-Maritime|
|Occupation||Novelist, essayist, dramatist|
|Notable works||L'immoraliste (The Immoralist)
La porte étroite (Strait Is the Gate)
Les caves du Vatican (The Vatican Cellars; sometimes published in English under the title Lafcadio's Adventures)
La Symphonie Pastorale (The Pastoral Symphony)
Les faux-monnayeurs (The Counterfeiters)
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Literature
|Spouse||Madeleine Rondeaux Gide|
André Paul Guillaume Gide (22 November 1869 – 19 February 1951) was a French writer. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1947.
Gide was born in Paris into a middle class Protestant family. During a trip to Alegeria Gide realized that he was gay. His first novel The Notebooks of Andre Walter was published in 1891. Gide met Oscar Wilde in 1894.
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