Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
|Antoine de Saint-Exupéry|
29 June 1900|
31 July 1944 (aged 44)|
Offshore, south of Marseille, France
|Genres||Autobiography, Belles-Lettres, Children's Literature|
|Spouse(s)||Consuelo Gómez Carillo de Saint-Exupéry, (1931-death)|
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was a French writer and pilot. He wrote many stories that became famous, including The Little Prince (original: Le petit prince, 1943), Night Flight (original: Vol de nuit, 1931), and Wind, Sand and Stars (original: Terre des hommes,Land of People, 1939). Saint-Exupéry did not return from a reconnaissance flight he did near Marseille, in 1944.
A fisherman found Saint Exupery's silver bracelet near Marseille, in 1988. Two years later, the motor of the plane was found nearby.