Country of residence: France
Birth date: 26.11.1912
Date of death: 28.03.1994
Award date: 27.11.1992
UŚ Senate resolution date: 06.03.1990
Application date: 20.02.1990
Applying unit: Council of the UŚ Department of Philology
Member of the Académie Française, humanist, skeptic and analyst of the contemporary culture of civilization and society. Writer (“The Hermit” novel), playwright (Amédée, or How to Get Rid of It; Man with Bags; Hunger and Thirst; The Killing Game; Improvisation; Exit the King; The Chairs; The Lesson; The Bald Soprano; Macbeth; Rhinoceros; The New Tenant; Victims of Duty; Frenzy for Two, or More) and the author of the “Maximilien Kolbe” opera libretto. One of the writers of the Theatre of the Absurd.
Additional information: the title was granted in Paris.