“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Antoine de Saint Exupéry
Date of Birth:
29 June 1900
Date of Death:
31 July 1944
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was a French writer and aviator. He is most famous for his novella The Little Prince, and is also well known for his books about aviation adventures, including Wind, Sand and Stars.
He was a successful commercial pilot pre-war, joining the the armistice with Germany. Following a spell writing in the United States, he joined the Free French Forces. He went missing on a reconnaissance flight over the Mediterranean in July 1944.