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Max Gallo

(Max Louis Gallo)
France (1932 - 2017)

A remarkable figure in French public life, Max Gallo was the author of 80 books - biographies, novels, historical novels, memoirs such as The Napoleon Series - which have sold in their hundreds of thousands. Formerly Professor of History at Nice University, his political career, which began in Nice, was galvanized when François Mitterrand persuaded him to be spokesperson for his government.