Jean Baudrillard

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Birthday
27, 1929
Birthplace
France
DEATH DATE
Mar 6, 2007 (77)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1929
Birthplace
France
DEATH DATE
Mar 6, 2007 (77)

About

Philosopher and cultural theorist who focused on postmodernism and post-structuralism.

Before Fame

He attended Sorbonne University, the first person in his family to go on to college.

Trivia

He wrote about the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City in his essay The Spirit of Terrorism. He called the attacks the absolute event.

Family Life

His grandparents were peasants and his parents were servants.

Associated With

He was influenced by Friedrich Nietzsche.