Simone Weil

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Birthday
3, 1909
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Aug 24, 1943 (34)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
3, 1909
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Aug 24, 1943 (34)

About

Philosopher, Christian mystic, and activist best remembered for her work with Neoplatonism.

Before Fame

She was always incredibly sensitive to the suffering of others. After learning that soldiers during World War I could not eat sugar, she decided to go without it herself.

Trivia

She fought for the Republican side during the Spanish Civil War despite her anti-war stance.

Family Life

She had an older brother, André, and was raised in an affluent, agnostic household.

Associated With

She and artist Sophie Calle were both born in Paris.