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Antoine de Saint-Exupery


Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was born into an aristocratic family, on the date of June 29, 1900, in the city of Lyon, France. He wrote successful novels such as "Courrier sud" (1929) and "Vol de nuit" (1931), having great success with the second novel, receiving the Fémina Prize.

He became an airline pilot during his military service, having been hired by Aéropostale. At the beginning of the Second World War, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was mobilized by the Air Force to carry out reconnaissance flights. On June 17, 1944, the author disappeared at sea after a flight to Corsica, supposed to be a flight for a location mission.


Saint-Exupéry was officially declared dead by France in 1948. In 1998 his bracelet was found, clarifying the causes of his death, his plane had been shot down by a German aircraft. 


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