vertical_align_top
EDIT
Main Details

Career
Media
Publicity

Features
Community
 
Please login to post content on this page.
  • Simone De Beauvoir was connected to:
    Aug 4
    Olga Kosakiewicz (Ukrainian: Ольга Козакевич; 6 November 1915 – 1983) was a student of Simone de Beauvoir who joined the circle of de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre in 1935, aged 19. She and her sister, Wanda, were fused together to make one central character in de Beauvoir's first novel L'Invitée (She Came to Stay, 1943), which was dedicated to Olga (where her name appears as Kosakievicz in the Norton translation).
    Press Enter to post.
  • Simone De Beauvoir was connected to:
    Aug 4
    Arthur Koestler
    Arthur Koestler, CBE (, ; Hungarian: Kösztler Artúr; 5 September 1905 – 1 March 1983) was a Hungarian British author and journalist. Koestler was born in Budapest and apart from his early school years was educated in Austria. In 1931, Koestler joined the Communist Party of Germany until he resigned in 1938, disillusioned by Stalinism. In 1940, he published his novel Darkness at Noon, an anti-totalitarian work that gained him international fame. Over the next 43 years, from his residence in Britain, Koestler espoused many political causes, and wrote novels, memoirs, biographies and numerous essays. In 1968 he was awarded the Sonning Prize "for [his] outstanding contribution to European culture" and in 1972 he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). In 1976, he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and in 1979 with terminal leukaemia. In 1983 he and his wife committed suicide together at their home in London.
    Press Enter to post.
  • Simone De Beauvoir was connected to:
    Aug 4
    Bianca Lamblin
    Bianca Lamblin (born Bienenfeld) (April 1921 – 5 November 2011) was a French writer who was romantically involved with both Jean-Paul Sartre and his lifelong companion Simone de Beauvoir, for a number of years. Her book, Mémoires d'une Jeune Fille Dérangée (published in English under the title, "A Disgraceful Affair"), is an account of her long-lasting involvement with two of the most prominent French thinkers of the twentieth century. In correspondence between Sartre and Beauvoir, the pseudonym Louise Védrine was used when referring to Bianca in Lettres au Castor and in Lettres à Sartre. Lamblin later lamented of being abused by both Sartre and Beauvoir.
    Press Enter to post.
  • Simone De Beauvoir was connected to:
    Aug 4
    Claude Lanzmann
    Claude Lanzmann (27 November 1925 – 5 July 2018) was a French filmmaker known for the Holocaust documentary film Shoah (1985).
    Press Enter to post.
  • Simone De Beauvoir was connected to:
    Aug 4
    Nelson Algren
    Nelson Algren (March 28, 1909 – May 9, 1981) was an American writer. Algren may be best known for The Man with the Golden Arm, a 1949 novel that won the National Book Award and was adapted as the 1955 film of the same name.
    Press Enter to post.
  • Simone De Beauvoir was connected to:
    Aug 4
    Natalie Sorokin (1926-?) was a French woman who started a love affair with Simone de Beauvoir and later came to have another affair with Jean-Paul Sartre. On June 1943 Natalie's mother complained to the school authorities that Simone de Beauvoir had led her daughter astray. Simone de Beauvoir was accused of behavior leading to the corruption of a minor and her teaching license was suspended for the rest of her life. She later said her relationship with Simone de Beauvoir and Sartre came to an end when she found this relationship serving only one part. She then started writing and worked for radio.
    Press Enter to post.
  • Dec 9, 2019
    List, 7 members
    Press Enter to post.
  • Dec 9, 2019
    List, 225 members
    Press Enter to post.
  • Nov 17, 2019
    Simone de Beauvoir - To Vima-Vivlia Magazine Cover [Greece] (17 November 2019)
    Press Enter to post.
  • 1 year ago
    List, 225 members
    Press Enter to post.
Age78 (age at death)
Birthday 9 January, 1908
Birthplace Paris, France
Died 14 April, 1986
Place of Death Paris, France
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality French
Occupation Writer
view all »
pencil

Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir (, , 9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986) was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist. Though she did not consider herself a philosopher, she had a significant influence on both feminist existentialism and feminist theory.

View More
Desktop | Mobile
Terms of Use · Copyright · Privacy
© 2006-20, FamousFix · loaded in 0.19s