Wladimir d'Ormesson

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Wladimir d'Ormesson (August 2, 1888 in Saint Petersburg – September 15, 1973) was a French essayist, novelist, journalist and diplomat.

He was successively ambassador in Vatican city, Buenos Aires and Santiago, and wrote many essays (Dans la nuit européenne, La Confiance de l’Allemagne) and some novels (La Préface d'une vie). D'Ormesson was elected to the Académie française in 1956. He was also the president of the Office de radiodiffusion télévision française.