Who is Maurice Clavel?

Who is Maurice Clavel?

June 26, 2021 Off By Felso

Maurice Clavel (born 10 November 1920, Frontignan, Hérault – died 23 April 1979, Asquins, Yonne, France) was a French writer, philosopher and journalist.

After spending his youth in the monarchist and field marshal right, he joined the FFI, the French resistance movement against the German occupation, in 1942, the year he graduated from the École Normale Supérieure, and led the resistance fighters of the Eure-et-Loir region, liberating Chartres, and deputizing General Charles. Gaulle’s admiration. Later, Clavel, who wrote plays, published diaries and taught philosophy, supported the Algerian War of Independence. He worked as a writer for the left-leaning weekly Le Nouvel Observateur for 11 years. Clavel, who criticized even the Vatican government, which remained silent against fascism in Latin America, died of a heart attack on April 23, 1979.