“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Simone de Beauvoir (French Writer)
Date of Birth:
January 9, 1908
Date of Death:
April 14, 1986
Simone de Beauvoir was a French author and philosopher. She wrote novels, monographs on philosophy, politics, and social issues, essays, biographies, and an autobiography. She is now best known for her metaphysical novels, including She Came to Stay and The Mandarins, and for her 1949 treatise The Second Sex, a detailed analysis of women's oppression and a foundational tract of contemporary feminism.