Simone de Beauvoir

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Birthday
9, 1908
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Apr 14, 1986 (78)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
9, 1908
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Apr 14, 1986 (78)

About

Feminist and existentialist philosopher known for writing She Came to Stay and The Mandarins and her treatise The Second Sex from 1949.

Before Fame

She studied mathematics at Institut Catholique and literature at Institut Sainte-Marie.

Trivia

She used to sit in on classes at École Normale Supérieure to study for the agregation exam for philosophy.

Family Life

She was married to Jacques-Laurent Bost and she had a daughter named Sylvie Le Bon-de Beauvoir.

Associated With

She was influenced by Friedrich Nietzsche.