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Thursday 4th of March 1948

75 years ago Il en Finissait avec le Jugement de Dieu

Playwright, poet, actor and theatre director Antonin Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud dies of a lethal dose of chloral hydrate at the age of 52 in Clinique Esquirol, Ivry-sur-Seine, Val-de-Marne, France.

Artaud was found at the foot of his bed clutching his shoe. It is unknown whether Artaud was aware of the lethality of the drug chloral hydrate.