Simone de Beauvoir, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Simone de Beauvoir

French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist, and social theorist

Date of Birth: 09-Jan-1908

Place of Birth: Paris, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 14-Apr-1986

Profession: writer, author, journalist, women letter writer, literary critic, philosopher, novelist, political activist, essayist, autobiographer, political philosopher, diarist, feminist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Simone de Beauvoir

  • Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir (UK: , US: , French: [sim?n d? bovwa?] (listen); 9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986) was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist.
  • Though she did not consider herself a philosopher, she had a significant influence on both feminist existentialism and feminist theory.De Beauvoir wrote novels, essays, biographies, autobiography and monographs on philosophy, politics, and social issues.
  • She was known for her 1949 treatise The Second Sex, a detailed analysis of women's oppression and a foundational tract of contemporary feminism; and for her novels, including She Came to Stay and The Mandarins.
  • She was also known for her open, lifelong relationship with French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre.

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