Biography of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Biography of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger de Saint-Exupery – writer, pilot.

Born Antoine de Saint-Exupery June 29, 1900 in Lyon. After the death of his father, he was brought up by his mother. The first education in the biography of Antoine Marie de Saint-Exupery was received at the Jesuit school of Le Mans. After that he studied at the Swiss Catholic boarding house. And the next step in education was studying at the School of Fine Arts in Paris.

Then Antoine served in the army, shortly after which he became a pilot. Returning to Paris, took up literary activity, but his work did not have much success. Therefore, Exupery had to change a number of diverse professions. Then he was lucky enough to become a pilot of “Aeropostali”. And after several years of hard work, Exupéry became the head of the airport of the city of Villa Bens. The next stage of the career of Exupery came in 1929, when he became the head of the Aeropostali department in Buenos Aires.

To the interesting facts of the biography of Exupery, one can include his further passions and professions. Exupery was a postal pilot, a test pilot, as well as a military pilot and correspondent. For the participation of the pilot in military operations during the Second World War was awarded the “Military Cross”. Then Exupery emigrated to the United States, later lived in France. One of the most famous literary works in the biography of Antoine de Saint-Exupery is the book “The Little Prince”. Exupery died on July 31, 1944, when his plane during the reconnaissance campaign was shot down by the enemy.

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Biography of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry