Max Gallo

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Max Gallo
Max Gallo 14 mars 2009.jpg
Max Gallo (2009)
Born(1932-01-07)7 January 1932
Nice, France
Died18 July 2017(2017-07-18) (aged 85)
Paris, France
Cause of deathLaryngeal cancer
OccupationHistorian
Known forMember of the Académie française

Max Gallo (French: [maks ɡalo]; 7 January 1932 – 18 July 2017) was a French writer, historian and politician.

His parents were Italian immigrants.[1] Gallo's early career was in journalism. At the time he was a Communist (until 1956). In 1974, he joined the Socialist Party.

On April 26, 2007, he became a candidate to become a member of the Académie française. He was elected to the Académie française on 31 May 2007.

References[change | change source]

  1. Decaux, Alain. "Réponse au discours de réception de M. Max Gallo". Retrieved 27 March 2016.