Rene Daumal

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Birthday
16, 1908
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 21, 1944 (36)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
16, 1908
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 21, 1944 (36)

About

A French novelist and poet, he is best known for Mount Analogue and A Night of Serious Drinking. He belonged to the Para-surrealist literary movement.

Before Fame

He published avant-garde poems in major literary journals when he was still a teenager.

Trivia

He taught himself Sanskrit and translated religious texts.

Family Life

He was married to Vera Milanova until his early death from tuberculosis.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of Little Prince author Antoine de Saint Exupery.

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