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Jean-Paul Sartre (1250)

Profession
Philosopher and Playwright
Nationality
French
Born
1905, Paris
Died
1980, Paris
Short Biography
Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (/ˈsɑrtrə/; French: [saʁtʁ]; 21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Graduate of Ecole Normale Superieure, 1929
Appointments & Honors
  • Before World War II, schoolmaster in the provinces, later playwright and philosophical writer
  • Nobel Prize in literature, 1964 (refused)
  • founder of monthly Les temps modernes, 1945