Emil Cioran, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Emil Cioran

Romanian philosopher and essayist

Date of Birth: 08-Apr-1911

Place of Birth: Rășinari, Sibiu County, Romania

Date of Death: 20-Jun-1995

Profession: writer, translator, aphorist, philosopher, diarist

Nationality: Romania

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Emil Cioran

  • Emil Cioran (Romanian: [e'mil t??o'ran] (listen); 8 April 1911 – 20 June 1995) was a Romanian philosopher and essayist, who published works in both Romanian and French.
  • His work has been noted for its pervasive philosophical pessimism, and frequently engages with issues of suffering, decay, and nihilism.
  • Among his best-known works are On the Heights of Despair (1934) and The Trouble with Being Born (1973).
  • Cioran's first French book, A Short History of Decay, was awarded the prestigious Rivarol Prize in 1950.
  • The Latin Quarter of Paris was his permanent residence and he lived much of his life in isolation with his partner Simone Boué.

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