Simone de Beauvoir’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 9, 1908

Death Date

Apr 14, 1986

Age of Death

78 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Apr 14, 1986



The philosopher Simone de died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Feminist and existentialist philosopher known for writing She Came to Stay and The Mandarins and her treatise The Second Sex from 1949.

She was married to Jacques-Laurent Bost and she had a daughter named Sylvie Le Bon-de Beauvoir.



“One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.” (Simone de Beauvoir)


“Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.” (Simone de Beauvoir)


“Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse with the absolute truth.” (Simone de Beauvoir)


“All oppression creates a state of war.” (Simone de Beauvoir)


“It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life’s parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time.” (Simone de Beauvoir)