Jean-Paul Sartre

1905 - 1980

Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (, US also ; French: [saʁtʁ]; 21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Paul Sartre has received more than 4,836,667 page views. His biography is available in 131 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 17th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Jean-Paul Sartre ranks 16 out of 4,883Before him are Franz Kafka, Leo Tolstoy, Molière, Edgar Allan Poe, Virgil, and Jules Verne. After him are Anton Chekhov, Honoré de Balzac, Sophocles, Aesop, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, and Ernest Hemingway.

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Among people born in 1905, Jean-Paul Sartre ranks 1After him are Howard Hughes, Ayn Rand, Albert Speer, Christian Dior, Simo Häyhä, Elias Canetti, Viktor Frankl, Henry Fonda, Dag Hammarskjöld, Greta Garbo, and Carl David Anderson. Among people deceased in 1980, Jean-Paul Sartre ranks 1After him are Josip Broz Tito, John Lennon, Alfred Hitchcock, Jean Piaget, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Erich Fromm, Roland Barthes, Jesse Owens, Karl Dönitz, Steve McQueen, and Bon Scott.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Paul Sartre ranks 13 out of 4,109Before him are Blaise Pascal (1623), Molière (1622), Louis Pasteur (1822), Claude Monet (1840), Jules Verne (1828), and Nostradamus (1503). After him are Montesquieu (1689), Louis XVI of France (1754), Honoré de Balzac (1799), Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900), Charles de Gaulle (1890), and Paul Gauguin (1848).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Jean-Paul Sartre ranks 5Before him are Voltaire (1694), Victor Hugo (1802), Molière (1622), and Jules Verne (1828). After him are Honoré de Balzac (1799), Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900), Alexandre Dumas (1802), Stendhal (1783), Marcel Proust (1871), Émile Zola (1840), and Simone de Beauvoir (1908).

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