Simone de Beauvoir

By: Kayla White

Events

Simone de Beauvoir

1908 - 1986

Date of birth

1908

Simone was born on January 9th, 1908 Francoise and Georges de Beauvoirl in Paris,France

Starting school

1913

She went to a Catholic school called Cours Désir at the age of 5

College

1926 - 1928

Simone studied for her baccalaureate on philosophy and mathematics at Sorbonne

Her first book

1949

Simone wrote her first book it was mostly on "gender self" and became a worldwide sensation!

Beauvoir & Sartre

1960 - 1968

Her and Jean Sarter, the man she was in a relationship with supported the French students when the May riots happened

Women's movement

1970

She helped actively with women's rights for equality

Women's Rights League

1974

She soon then was in the French Women's Rights League

Sartres death

1980

Sartre died at the age of 74 from edema of the lung

Simone's death

1986

Simon de Beauvoir died on April 14th, 1986 6 years after Sartre in Paris, France