Most popular for his works with Felix Guattari, Capitalism and Schizophrenia: Anti-Oedipus from 1972 and A Thousand Plateaus from 1980.
He taught at schools in Amiens, Orléans, and Louis le Grand. If it were not for his teachers in Sorbonne, he may not have become a philosopher.
His magnum opus was Difference and Repetition from 1968.
He was married to Denise Paul in 1956.
He very much appreciated the works by Jean Paul Sartre.