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René-François-Ghislain Magritte (1898 - 1967)

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René-François-Ghislain (René) Magritte
Born in Lessines, Hainaut, Belgiquemap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Schaerbeek, Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgiquemap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Nov 2017 | Last significant change: 9 Dec 2018
15:33: Colleen (Rodgers) Bake edited the Biography for René Magritte. (category) [Thank Colleen for this]
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Categories: Lessines, Hainaut | Peintres Belges | Painters | Belgian Notables.

René Magritte is Notable.


René Magritte was a famed Belgian surrealist artist.

René-François-Ghislain Magritte was born on 21 November 1898 in Lessines, Belgium. His parents were Léopold-François-Ghislain Magritte and Adeline-Isabelle-Régina Bertinchamps.[1]


  1. "Belgique, Hainaut, registres d’état civil, 1600-1913," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 May 2014), Lessines > Naissances 1891-1900 Mariages 1798-1825 > image 554 of 1177; België Nationaal Archief, Hainaut (Belgium National Archives, Hainaut).

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