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Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de
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(in full Antoine-Marie Roger, Comte de Saint-Exupéry; Jun 29, 1900, Lyon – Jul 31, 1944 missing over the Mediterranean, probably shot down), French aviator and author. Saint-Exupéry’s life as a worldwide pioneer of civil and military aviation, including working for the Allies, provided the raw material for his literary work: novels (Courrier Sud, 1929; ET: Southern Mail, 1933; Vol de nuit, 1931; ET: Night Flight, 1932; Pilote de guerre, 1942: ET: Flight to Arras, 1942) as well as reports and stories increasingly interspersed with philosophical reflections (Terre de…

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Milde, Nadine, “Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 July 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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