Albert Camus was born in France on 7th November 1913 and said the last goodbye on 04th January 1960. He was a French author, philosopher, and journalist by profession. Albert has been awarded Nobel Prize in Literature at age of 44. Camus’s graduate thesis at the University of Algiers sympathetically explored the relationship between Greek philosophy and Christianity. He was great in writings Novels and essays, few of his notable works are The Stranger, The Plague, A Happy Death, The Fall, and The First Man. His novels and philosophical essays are still influential.

“I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn’t than live as if there isn’t and to die to find out that there is.”

Albert Camus

He profounds the politicians to be moralists and perform their duty on moral ground. He participated in the organization of European Integration. He joined the French Communist Party in early 1935 to fight inequalities between Europeans and natives in Algeria. He was categorized as an Existentialist although he was rejected to be one and proved by his work named “The Myth of Sisyphus” He was recognized as an honored person and the French post has published a stamp with his effigy on June 26th, 1967.

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”

Albert Camus

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