Simone de Beauvoir

Author Simone de Beauvoir

Profession: Author

Nationality:
France
French

Why Famous: She is best known for her novels including She Came to Stay, The Mandarins, and The Second Sex.

Born: January 9, 1908
Birthplace: Paris, France
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: April 14, 1986 (aged 78)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Events in the Life of Simone de Beauvoir

  • 1954-12-06 Simone de Beauvoir receives the Prix Goncourt prize in French literature

Quotes by Simone de Beauvoir

  • "Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay."

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