Jean-Paul Sartre

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Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre

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Birthplace: Paris, France
Death: Died in Paris, France
Cause of death: Pumonary oedema (œdème pulmonaire)
Place of Burial: Cimetière du Montparnasse, Paris, Île-de-France, France
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Son of Jean Baptiste Sartre and Anne Marie Schweitzer
Partner of Simone Bertrand de Beauvoir
Father of <private> Le Bon

Occupation: French existentialist philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic
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About Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980), was one of the leading figures in 20th century French philosophy. He was commonly known simply as Jean-Paul Sartre was a French existentialist philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic.

His work continues to influence fields such as Marxist philosophy, sociology, critical theory and literary studies. Sartre was also noted for his long polyamorous relationship with the feminist author and social theorist Simone de Beauvoir. He was awarded the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature but refused.

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Jean-Paul Sartre's Timeline

1905
June 21, 1905
Paris, France
1980
April 15, 1980
Age 74
Paris, France
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Paris, Île-de-France, France