Andre Breton — French Poet born on February 18, 1896, died on September 28, 1966

André Breton was a French writer, poet, anarchist and anti-fascist. He is known best as the founder of Surrealism. His writings include the first Surrealist Manifesto (Manifeste du surréalisme) of 1924, in which he defined surrealism as "pure psychic automatism"... (wikipedia)