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René Magritte

AKA René François Ghislain Magritte

Born: 21-Nov-1898
Birthplace: Lessines, Belgium
Died: 15-Aug-1967
Location of death: Brussels, Belgium
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Schaarbeek Cemetery, Brussels, Belgium

Gender: Male
Religion: Agnostic [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: Belgium
Executive summary: Ceci n'est pas une pipe


[1] Current Biography Yearbook, 1966.

Father: Léopold Magritte (tailor)
Mother: Régine Bertinchamp (d. 1912 suicide by drowning in the Sambre)
Wife: Georgette Berger (m. 1922)

    University: Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium (1916-18)



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