Simone de Beauvoir (Simone de Beauvoir)

Simone de Beauvoir

French writer, philosopher, feminist. She has come to be seen as the mother of post-1968 feminism. Philosophical writings linked to Sartrian existentialism. Best known for her work The Second Sex (1949) which contained detailed analysis of women’s oppression. Other major works: The Guest (1943); Memoires d’une jeune fille rangŽe (1958).


  • January, 09, 1908
  • France


  • April, 04, 1986
  • France


  • Cimetière de Montparnasse
  • France

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