Antoine de Saint Exupery

  • Antoine de Saint Exupery was born

  • His father tragically died from a stroke. Which was four years after he was born. It greatly impacted his family's life.

  • He attended Jesuit schools in Montgre and Le Mans, and a catholic boarding school in Switzerland.

  • He began his military service with the 2nd Regiment of Light Calvary . And was sent to Neuhof near Stratsburg. When he was there he took private flying lessons and the following year was offered a transfor from the French Army to the French Air Force.

  • He was flying again. I'm sure he was very anxious to start again. He became one of the pioneers of international postal flight.

  • He wrote The Little Prince. It is the most translated novel in the world. He worked on it for all of the summer and part autumn.