Maurice Merleau-Ponty

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Birthday
14, 1908
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 3, 1961 (53)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
14, 1908
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 3, 1961 (53)

About

Existentialist philosopher who was best remembered for his exploration of subjects like perception, art, and politics.

Before Fame

He passed his exit exams from the École Normale Supérieure in 1930.

Trivia

He was awarded the title of Chair of Philosophy at the Collège de France in 1952 and held the position until his death.

Family Life

His family was residing in Rochefort-sur-Mer, France, when he was born.

Associated With

He studied at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris with Jean-Paul Sartre.