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Simone Weil

Simone WeilAKA Simone Adolphine Weil

Born: 3-Feb-1909
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 24-Aug-1943
Location of death: Ashford, Kent, England
Cause of death: Tuberculosis [1]
Remains: Buried, Bybrook Cemetery, Ashford, Kent, England

Gender: Female
Religion: Christian [2]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Asexual
Occupation: Philosopher, Activist

Nationality: France
Executive summary: The Iliad, or the Poem of Force


[1] Exacerbated by starvation.

[2] Converted from Agnosticism; never baptised.

Father: Bernard Weil (doctor)
Mother: Salomea Reinherz ("Selma")
Brother: André Weil (mathematician)

    High School: Lycée Fénelon, Paris, France (1920-24)
    High School: Lycée Victor Duruy, Paris, France (1924-25)
    High School:
Lycée Henri-IV (1925-28)
    University: BA Philosophy, École Normale Supérieure (1928-31)

    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Tuberculosis



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