Marquis De Sade

Marquis De Sade

Birth
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death 2 Dec 1814 (aged 74)
Fontenay-sous-Bois, Departement du Val-de-Marne, Île-de-France, France
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Buried on his property near Épernon, Eure-et-Loir, France.
Memorial ID 17315316 · View Source
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Author. French writer of often violent pornography. He had a philosophy of extreme freedom unrestrained by morality, law or religion, with the pursuit of personal pleasure being the highest principle. Though never convicted of any crimes, Sade was inprisoned in various jails and in an insane asylum for twenty nine years of his life; much of his writing was done during this time. The term sadism was derived from his name. Works include: Dialogue Between a Priest and a Dying Man, The 120 Days of Sodom, Philosophy in the Bedroom and others. His will dictated that he be buried in an unmarked grave, allowed to grow wild, so that all trace of of my resting-place should disappear from the surface of the earth as I flatter myself that my memory will disappear from the minds of men

Bio by: Medora


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Medora
  • Added: 6 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17315316
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marquis De Sade (2 Jun 1740–2 Dec 1814), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17315316, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Non-Cemetery Burial, who reports a Buried on his property near Épernon, Eure-et-Loir, France..