Gilbert Delahaye

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Gilbert Delahaye
Born (1923-03-19)19 March 1923
Franqueville-Saint-Pierre, France
Died 6 December 1997(1997-12-06) (aged 74)
Nationality  Belgium

Gilbert Delahaye (19 March 1923 – 6 December 1997) was a Belgian author. He is best known for the Martine books, a series of illustrated children's stories he prepared with artist Marcel Marlier.

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His book, Martine à la ferme, appears in the 2002 French film, L'Auberge espagnole. A principal character in the film (Audrey Tautou) states that she was named after Delahaye's Martine.

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