Blaise Cendrars - Swiss-born novelist and poet who became a naturalized French citizen in He was a writer of considerable influence in the European modernist movement.
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Robert Graves, age Although reported dead at the Somme, Graves was one of the few of his generation to survive World War I. He became a translator, poet and novelist, and was the author of "I Claudius." Graves died at the age of 90 in
Maxim Gorky [pseudonym meaning "Maxim the Bitter" of Aleksey Maximovich Pyeshkov] Russian author considered the "Father of Soviet Revolutionary Literature" and founder of the doctrine of socialist realism.