Andre Malraux Biography
(French Author and Statesman Best Known for His Novel ‘La Condition Humaine’)
Birthday: November 3, 1901 (Scorpio)
Born In: Paris, France
André Malraux was a French novelist who became France’s first ‘Minister of Cultural Affairs’. He was also a renowned art theorist who published books on the evolution of art from Renaissance to modern ages. Despite having some motor and vocal tics since childhood, he emerged as a leader in most of the careers he chose to pursue. His personality could be described best as that of an adventurer considering the fact that he journeyed to a faraway land in search of lost temples to bring back their sculptures and sell them in exchange for money. But, his true talent existed in literary and art works, which he mastered throughout his life. His novels and other literary works were his means of connecting with the outside world. His books conveyed the untold story behind wars and other aspects of life, questioning the very existence of life and its purpose. He fought in the World War II for his country and escaped twice after being captured by enemies, returning again to protect the people of his country. Despite facing constant struggles in his personal life, he always emerged as a winner in life.