Acclaimed French writer and thinker Jean d’Ormesson dies

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French president Emmanuel Macron described the member of the Academie Française, who died aged 92, as a 'prince of letters'.

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Jean d’Ormesson, a very public face among the usually discreet “immortals” of the prestigious Academie Française, whom French President Emmanuel Macron called a “prince of letters,” has died, reports The Washington Post. He was 92.