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 Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir

Birth
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death 14 Apr 1986 (aged 78)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 20.
Memorial ID 1162 · View Source
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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).


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1162
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Simone de Beauvoir (9 Jan 1908–14 Apr 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1162, citing Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .