Jean-Paul Sartre

Writer Jean-Paul Sartre

Profession: Writer


Biography: Philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology

Born: June 21, 1905
Birthplace: Paris, France

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: April 15, 1980 (aged 74)
Cause of Death: Edema of the lung

Historical Events

  • 1944-05-27 Jean-Paul Sartres' "Huis Clos" premieres in Paris
  • 1946-11-08 Jean-Paul Sartre's "La Putain Respecteuse" premieres in Paris
  • 1964-10-22 French philosopher and author Jean-Paul Sartre refuses Nobel prize
  • 1974-12-04 Jean-Paul Sartre visits Red Army Faction leader Andreas Baader in prison

Quotes by Jean-Paul Sartre

  • "If you are lonely when you're by yourself, you are in bad company."

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