Louis Aragon

Louis Aragon (French: [lwi aʁaɡɔ̃], pronunciation , 3 October 1897 – 24 December 1982) was a French poet who was one of the leading voices of the surrealist movement in France. He co-founded with André Breton and Philippe Soupault the surrealist review Littérature.[1][2][3] He was also a novelist and editor, a long-time member of the Communist Party and a member of the Académie Goncourt. After 1959, he was a frequent nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature.[4]

Louis Aragon
Born3 October 1897 (1897-10-03)
Paris
Died24 December 1982 (aged 85)
Paris
NationalityFrench
Notable worksLes Lettres françaises, Pour un réalisme socialiste