Simone de Beauvoir et Alice Schwarzer. Date, place and photographer unknown. - See more at: http://beauvoiriana.tumblr.com/page/2#sthash.s1Pi0bXQ.dpuf

Simone de Beauvoir et Alice Schwarzer. Date, place and photographer unknown. - See more at: http://beauvoiriana.tumblr.com/page/2#sthash.s1Pi0bXQ.dpuf

Simone de Beauvoir, Paris, 1955 (Gisèle Freund)  "I accept the great adventure of being me"

Simone de Beauvoir, Paris, 1955 (Gisèle Freund) "I accept the great adventure of being me"

Simone de Beauvoir is one of the best-known French writers and thinkers of the twentieth century, and among the best-known female writers of all time.

Simone de Beauvoir - French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist

Name: Simone de Beauvoir  Dates: 1908-1986    Why she rocks: She was a French existentialist philosopher and feminist political activist. She wrote many essays, novels and biographies about political and social issues. Her book The Second Sex is a detailed look at women’s oppression and contemporary feminism.

'When I was an adolescent, books saved me from despair' Simone de Beauvoir, born today, 1908

Portrait of Simone de Beauvoir, Café de Flore, Paris, c. 1945. pictured by Brassaï

Ces femmes qui nous ont inspiré

Brassaï, Portrait of Simone de Beauvoir, Café de Flore, Paris, c. 1945 My woman.

Simone-Ernestine-Lucie-Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir, commonly known as Simone de Beauvoir, was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist, and social theorist.

Simone-Ernestine-Lucie-Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir, commonly known as Simone de…

Simone de Beauvoir

“When woman, fully the equal of man, can love in her strength and not in her weakness, love will become for her as for man a source of life and not of mortal danger.” -Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex

Simone de Beauvoir

Portrait of Simone de Beauvoir, 1952 by photographer Gisèle Freund

Simone de Beauvoir (author of The Second Sex) at home in Paris, 1949. Photo: Elliott Erwitt.

Simone de Beauvoir (author of The Second Sex) at home in Paris, Photo: Elliott Erwitt.

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