in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century
January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 649 words.
French novelist and moralist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1947.
Gide was born in Paris, the son of a university professor and a Norman heiress. His uncle was...