François Charles Mauriac (11 October 1885 – 1 September 1970) was a French author, 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.
François Charles Mauriac was born in Bordeaux, France. He studied literature at the University of Bordeaux, graduating in 1905, after which he... more »
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''I love Germany so dearly that I hope there will always be two of them.''François Mauriac (1885-1970), French author. quoted in Newsweek (New York, Nov. 20, 1989).