Albert Camus

Albert Camus (1913-1960) was a French author and philosopher who won the Nobel prize in 1957. Born in Mondovi, Algeria, he is best known for his philosophical works such as "The Myth of Sisyphus" and novels like "The Stranger" and "The Plague". Camus' writing explored themes of existentialism, absurdism, and the human condition. His thought-provoking ideas continue to inspire readers worldwide.

Camus' literary career began with his involvement in the French Resistance during World War II. He worked as an editor for various newspapers while actively opposing Nazi occupation. After the war, he gained recognition for his philosophical essays which questioned the meaning of life and existence.

In addition to his philosophical writings, Camus also wrote plays such as "Caligula" and "The Misunderstanding". His unique blend of literature and philosophy made him a prominent figure in both fields. Despite his untimely death at the age of 46 in a car accident near Villeblevin, France, Albert Camus left behind a lasting legacy through his profound insights into human nature.


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