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Jean-Paul Sartre 1905: Jean-Paul Sartre
21.6.1905: Jean-Paul Sartre (†15.4.1980)
Sartre was the founder of French existentialism and champion of humanism in a godless world. Sartre believed human beings to be “condemned to freedom” and therefore in charge of their own destiny. One of Europe’s leading intellectuals, he rejected the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1964. His literary and philosophical oeuvres were listed on the Catholic Index of forbidden books.
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Tito’s socialist Yugoslavia was expelled from a Soviet organization by Josef Stalin on 21 June 1948. What was the name of that organization?
  The Warsaw Pact