Jean Hyppolite

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Birthday
8, 1907
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 26, 1968 (61)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1907
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 26, 1968 (61)

About

German philosopher who was remembered for his reinforcement and exploration of Hegel's theories.

Before Fame

He taught himself German in order to read Phenomenology of Spirit by Hegel.

Trivia

He was elected to the Collège de France in 1963.

Family Life

His family was residing in Jonzac, France, when he was born.

Associated With

He and fellow philosopher Jean Paul Sartre both graduated from the École Normale Supérieure around the same time.