Lev Shestov, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Lev Shestov

Russian theologian

Date of Birth: 31-Jan-1866

Place of Birth: Kiev, Ukraine

Date of Death: 19-Nov-1938

Profession: writer, university teacher, philosopher, literary historian

Nationality: Switzerland, France

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Lev Shestov

  • Lev Isaakovich Shestov (Russian: ??? ????´????? ?????´?, 1866 – 1938), born Yehuda Leib Shvartsman (Russian: ?????? ???? ????????), was a Russian existentialist philosopher, known for his "philosophy of despair".
  • Born in Kiev (Russian Empire) on February 12 [O.S.
  • January 31] 1866, he emigrated to France in 1921, fleeing from the aftermath of the October Revolution.
  • He lived in Paris until his death on November 19, 1938.

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