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Louis Aragon

Louis Aragon (1897 - 1982), French historian, poet and novelist.

Member of the Dadaist and subsequently the surrealist circles.

Married Elsa Triolet in 1939, the sister-in-law of Russian poet Vladimir Mayakovsky.

During the occupation of France he wrote for the underground press Les Editions de Minuit, and was one of several writers who adopted the name of a French region as a pseudonym.