About this Famous Person
Source : Yves CASTEL
Jean d'Ormesson was born in Paris and grew up in Bavaria. His father was a French ambassador.
He was admitted to the École normale supérieure and passed the philosophy agrégation. He later became Secretary-General of the International Council for Philosophy and Humanistic Studies at UNESCO and the director of the French newspaper Le Figaro from 1974 to 1979.
On October 18, 1973, he was elected a member of the Académie française, taking seat 12, following the death of Jules Romains. He is also a Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour.
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