In the spring of 1914, the family moved to Algiers. Albert’s father was drafted and called back into the service that year to serve in the French Zouave infantry in World War I, right around the time that Germany declared war on France. Then on October 11th, 1914, he died due to his wounds from the Battle of the Marne. Albert’s mother began to clean houses and places of business to support her family after the loss of their father in the war. Catherine received money for being a war widow and was given money for each of her children until they turned eighteen. They lived in an apartment with Catherine’s mother and two brothers in the Belcourt sector of Algiers.
In 1923, Albert was accepted into a lycée secondary school, which is a government run and maintained school. After finishing his secondary schooling in 1932, Camus was accepted into the University of Algiers where he played football. During his time at the University, in 1930 he got tuberculosis. This caused him to quit playing football and become a part time student. Five years later he earned his bachelor’s degr...
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...s traveling with his publicist, driving through Villeblevin in Burgundy, France. He was laid to rest in the Lourmarin Cemetery in Lourmarin, France.
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