Renowned French writer Jean D’Ormesson is dead at 92

D’Ormesson died of a heart attack, after a long battle with bladder cancer.
A member of the French aristocracy who went by the nickname Jean d’O, he was born Count Jean Bruno Wladimir François-de-Paule le Fèvre d’Ormesson in Paris on June 16, 1925. His father was the Marquis of Ormesson and served as France’s ambassador to Brazil. D’Ormesson spent his childhood in Bavaria, Romania and Brazil.