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Albert Camus Grave, Lourmarin

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Cemetery Tourist Spot
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 a look at our Lourmarin family vacation planner to schedule your visit to Albert Camus Grave and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Apart from visiting the humble but fitting resting place of Albert Camus this is a very picturesque country graveyard full of history and personality. A brief sad but proud insight into the lives lead...  more »
  • What should the grave of a famous existentialist look like? Like this one, I guess. Camus has a small, unpretentious gravestone in a small, quiet, beautiful country cemetery. It is easy to miss. If yo...  more »
  • It is hard to find as one expects something bigger, more outstanding for a Noble prize winner. It is not marked. When one enyers keep to the left . It is on the right side, close to the second part of...  more »