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Mauriac in 1933
|Born||François Charles Mauriac
11 October 1885
Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
|Died||1 September 1970
|Occupation||Novelist, dramatist, critic, poet, journalist|
|Education||University of Bordeaux (1905)
École des Chartes
|Notable awards||Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française
Nobel Prize in Literature
|Relatives||Anne Wiazemsky (granddaughter)|
François Charles Mauriac ( Occitan: Francés Carles Mauriac; 11 October 1885 – 1 September 1970) was a French novelist, dramatist, critic, poet, and journalist, a member of the Académie française (from 1933), and laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature (1952). He was awarded the Grand Cross of the Légion d'honneur in 1958. He was a lifelong Catholic.
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