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Simone de Beauvoir (1908–1986)


Simone Ernestine Lucie Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir was born on January 9, 1908, in Paris, France. She was raised in an upper class bourgeois Catholic family. Her father, named Georges de Beauvoir, had a passion for books and theatre. He taught Simone reading at the age of 3, and she attempted to write as soon as she could read. Her early development... See full bio »

Died:

(age 78) in Paris, France

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Known For

Slow Down Writer
(1967)
(1995)
Monquatorze Writer
(2010)

Filmography

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 2011 For Djamila (TV Movie) (book: Djamila Boupacha)
 2010 Monquatorze (text excerpts)
 1995 All Men Are Mortal (novel)
 1988 Una donna spezzata (TV Movie) (novel)
 1986 Weil's solche Liebe nicht täglich gibt (TV Movie) (novel "Eine gebrochene Frau")
 1984 Yksinpuhuja (TV Movie) (short story)
 1984 The Blood of Others (TV Movie) (based on the novel by)
 1980 Jeg vil ikke være alene (TV Movie) (monologue)
  Cinéma 16 (TV Series) (dialogue - 1 episode, 1978) (novel - 1 episode, 1978)
- La femme rompue (1978) ... (dialogue) / (novel)
 1978 Hon kräver upprättelse (TV Movie) (stories "La femme rompue")
 1967 Slow Down (Short) (story)
 1965 Det angår ikke oss (TV Movie) (literary text)
 1958 Derrière la grande muraille (Documentary) (commentary)
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Show Show Self (16 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "The Prime of Life" See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 3 Articles | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time. See more »

Trivia:

Though interred with Sartre, she was buried wearing the ring Nelson Algren gave her. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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