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Andre Breton is best known as Non-Fiction Author who has born on February 19, 1896 in France. Currently, Andre Breton is 126 years, 7 months and 5 days old. Andre Breton will celebrate 127th birthday on Sunday, 19th of February 2023. Below the countdown to Andre Breton upcoming birthday.
Remembered for such twentieth-century works as L'Amour Fou (Mad Love), Nadja, and Manifeste du Surrealisme (Surrealist Manifesto), this fiction and nonfiction writer and poet is credited with having founded the Surrealist movement in art and literature.
Before founding the Litterature journal in 1919, he trained as a doctor and psychiatrist and worked during World War I at a hospital in Nantes, France.
An art collector as well as a writer, he owned works by such renowned artists as Pablo Picasso, Max Ernst, and Diego Rivera.
He was married three times: first, to Simone Kahn; next, to artist Jacqueline Lamba; then, to writer Elisa Claro. His second marriage resulted in one daughter, Aube Breton.
He was a contemporary and acquaintance of artist, Dada movement founder, and fellow author Tristan Tzara.
Andre Breton is 126 years old today.
Andre Breton was born on February 19, 1896 in France.
Andre Breton zodiac sign is Pisces.
Andre Breton was best known as Non-Fiction Author.
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|1954||Transfer of Crimea: The Soviet Politburo of the Soviet Union orders the transfer of the Crimean Oblast from the Russian SFSR to the Ukrainian SSR.|
|1959||The United Kingdom grants Cyprus independence, which is formally proclaimed on August 16, 1960.|
|1960||China successfully launches the T-7, its first sounding rocket.|
|1963||The publication of Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique reawakens the feminist movement in the United States as women's organizations and consciousness raising groups spread.|
|1965||Colonel Phạm Ngọc Thảo of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam, and a communist spy of the North Vietnamese Viet Minh, along with Generals Lâm Văn Phát and Trần Thiện Khiêm, all Catholics, attempt a coup against the military junta of the Buddhist Nguyễn Khánh.|
|1976||Executive Order 9066, which led to the relocation of Japanese Americans to internment camps, is rescinded by President Gerald Ford's Proclamation 4417.|
|1978||Egyptian forces raid Larnaca International Airport in an attempt to intervene in a hijacking, without authorisation from the Republic of Cyprus authorities. The Cypriot National Guard and Police forces kill 15 Egyptian commandos and destroy the Egyptian C-130 transport plane in open combat.|
|1985||William J. Schroeder becomes the first recipient of an artificial heart to leave hospital.|
|1985||Iberia Airlines Boeing 727 crashes into Mount Oiz in Spain, killing 148.|
|1986||Akkaraipattu massacre: the Sri Lankan Army massacres 80 Tamil farm workers in eastern Sri Lanka.|
|2002||NASA's Mars Odyssey space probe begins to map the surface of Mars using its thermal emission imaging system.|
|2003||An Ilyushin Il-76 military aircraft crashes near Kerman, Iran, killing 275.|
|2006||A methane explosion in a coal mine near Nueva Rosita, Mexico, kills 65 miners.|
|2011||The debut exhibition of the Belitung shipwreck, containing the largest collection of Tang dynasty artifacts found in one location, begins in Singapore.|
|2012||Forty-four people are killed in a prison brawl in Apodaca, Nuevo León, Mexico.|
|1986||The birth of Maria Mena, Norwegian singer-songwriter|
|1986||The birth of Michael Schwimer, American baseball player|
|1987||The birth of Anna Cappellini, Italian ice dancer|
|1988||The birth of Shawn Matthias, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1988||The birth of Seth Morrison, American guitarist|
|1991||The birth of Christoph Kramer, German national footballer|
|1991||The birth of Trevor Bayne, American race car driver|
|1992||The birth of Camille Kostek, American model|
|1993||The birth of Mauro Icardi, Argentinian footballer|
|1994||The birth of Sam Lisone, New Zealand-Samoan rugby league player|
|1994||The birth of Tiina Trutsi, Estonian footballer|
|1995||The birth of Nikola Jokić, Serbian basketball player|
|1998||The birth of Katharina Gerlach, German tennis player|
|2001||The birth of David Mazouz, American actor|
|2004||The birth of Millie Bobby Brown, English actress|
|2013||The death of Donald Richie, American-Japanese author and critic (b. 1924)|
|2013||The death of Eugene Whelan, Canadian farmer and politician, 22nd Canadian Minister of Agriculture (b. 1924)|
|2014||The death of Kresten Bjerre, Danish footballer and manager (b. 1946)|
|2014||The death of Dale Gardner, American captain and astronaut (b. 1948)|
|2014||The death of Valeri Kubasov, Russian engineer and astronaut (b. 1935)|
|2015||The death of Harold Johnson, American boxer (b. 1928)|
|2015||The death of Nirad Mohapatra, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1947)|
|2015||The death of Harris Wittels, American actor, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1984)|
|2016||The death of Umberto Eco, Italian novelist, literary critic, and philosopher (b. 1932)|
|2016||The death of Harper Lee, American author (b. 1926)|
|2016||The death of Chiaki Morosawa, Japanese anime screenwriter (b. 1959)|
|2016||The death of Samuel Willenberg, Polish-Israeli sculptor and painter (b. 1923)|
|2017||The death of Larry Coryell, American jazz guitarist (b. 1943)|
|2019||The death of Clark Dimond, American musician and author (b. 1941)|
|2019||The death of Karl Lagerfeld, German fashion designer (b. 1933)|
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