Albert Camus

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What happened to Albert Camus' brother Lucien after the writer's death in 1960?

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Lucien Camus was the older brother of the absurdist writer and philosopher Albert Camus (1913-1960) and son of Lucien Camus Sr. Their father was killed at the Battle of the Marne in 1914. Camus the writer, winner of the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature, died in a car accident in 1960 at the age of 46. In the biography, Albert Camus: The Artist in the Arena, by Emmett Parker, there is a footnote that states that brother Lucien was forced to flee Algeria during the turmoil that followed Algeria's declaration of independence in 1962. Camus' mother died in 1960; and Albert's second wife, Francine, died in 1979.

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