Full Name: Simone Ernestine Lucie Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir
Hometown: Paris, France
Fave Subjects: How to Be Good, Freedom, Power
- the youngest person to ever pass the agregation exam in France
- wrote novels, short stories, essays, philosophy and travel stories
- fought for women to be treated as equals
- won major awards for her writing and her freedom fighting
- had a square and a bridge named after her in Paris
How can being free make people happy?
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