Jean-Paul Sartre’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 21, 1905

Death Date

Apr 15, 1980

Age of Death

74 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Apr 15, 1980



The philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

French playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was the father of Existentialism.

He had a lifelong open relationship with fellow philosopher and writer Simone de Beauvoir. His mother was Albert Schweitzer’s first cousin.



“Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.” (Jean-Paul Sartre)


“There are two types of poor people, those who are poor together and those who are poor alone. The first are the true poor, the others are rich people out of luck.” (Jean-Paul Sartre)


“Only the guy who isn’t rowing has time to rock the boat.” (Jean-Paul Sartre)


“Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.” (Jean-Paul Sartre)


“Total war is no longer war waged by all members of one national community against all those of another. It is total… because it may well involve the whole world.” (Jean-Paul Sartre)