André Gide Birthday, Date of Birth

André Gide

André Paul Guillaume Gide (French: [ɑ̃dʁe pɔl ɡijom ʒid]; 22 November 1869 – 19 February 1951) 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. The author of more than fifty books, at the time of his death his obituary in The New York Times described him as "France's greatest contemporary man of letters" and "judged the greatest French writer of this century by the literary cognoscenti."

Known for his fiction as well as his autobiographical works, Gide exposes to public view the conflict and eventual reconciliation of the two sides of his personality (characterized by a Protestant austerity and a transgressive sexual adventurousness, respectively), which a strict and moralistic education had helped set at odds. Gide's work can be seen as an investigation of freedom and empowerment in the face of moralistic and puritanical constraints, and centers on his continuous effort to achieve intellectual honesty. His self-exploratory texts reflect his search of how to be fully oneself, including owning one's sexual nature, without at the same time betraying one's values. His political activity is shaped by the same ethos, as indicated by his repudiation of communism after his 1936 voyage to the USSR.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Monday, November 22, 1869
Place of Birth
Paris
Age
151
Star Sign

The November 22, 1869 was a Monday under the star sign of . It was the 325 day of the year. President of the United States was Ulysses S. Grant.

If you were born on this day, you are 151 years old. Your last birthday was on the Sunday, November 22, 2020, 58 days ago. Your next birthday is on Monday, November 22, 2021, in 306 days. You have lived for 55,210 days, or about 1,325,046 hours, or about 79,502,781 minutes, or about seconds.

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News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on November 22, 1869

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Date: 22 November 1869

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