Albert Camus Grave, Lourmarin

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You can visit the Albert Camus Grave to pay your respects to him because he gave a new bearing to humanism. Albert Camus who died in 1960 in an automobile accident was a French Algeria-born, French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His philosophy used to be known as absurdism. Throughout his life, he opposed the philosophy of nihilism and was delving deeply into individual freedom. Camus got the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957 for his writings against capital punishment in the essay "Réflexions sur la Guillotine". Take the guesswork out of planning a Lourmarin vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Just a simple stone on what appears to be a rather unkept grave. He lies next to his wife. I have visited this grave twice now in about a ten year span. Nothing changes. The entire cemetery is unkept....  more »
  • Somehow strange to see the grave of Nobel Prize winner and grat French writer Albert Camus in sucha bad shape. You can hardly read the letters. The grave is located in the first part of the cementary....  more »
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