Erik Satie
Alfred Eric Leslie Satie (Honfleur, 17 May 1866 -- Paris, 1 July 1925) was a French composer and pianist. Starting with his first composition in 1884, he sig...
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May 7, 2012 ... Alfred Eric Leslie Satie (Honfleur, 17 May 1866 -- Paris, 1 July 1925) was a French composer and pianist. Starting with his first composition in ...
Théodore Dézamy
Alexandre Théodore Dézamy (4 March 1808 – 24 July 1850) was a French socialist, a representative of the Neo-Babouvist tendency in early French communism, along with Albert Laponneraye, Richard L...
Simone de Beauvoir Prize
The Simone de Beauvoir Prize (French: Prix Simone de Beauvoir pour la liberté des femmes) is an international human rights prize for women's freedom, awarded since 2008 to individuals or groups fi...
Documents (magazine)
Documents was a Surrealist art magazine edited by Georges Bataille. Published in Paris from 1929 through 1930, it ran for 15 issues, each of which contained a wide range of original writing and photog...
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Guy Debord
Guy Louis Debord ([gi dəbɔʁ]; December 28, 1931 – November 30, 1994) was a French Marxist theorist, writer, filmmaker, member of the Letterist International, founder of a Letterist faction, and foundi...
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Alain Badiou
Alain Badiou ([alɛ̃ badju]   ; born 17 January 1937) is a French philosopher, formerly chair of Philosophy at the École Normale Supérieure (ENS). Badiou has written about the concepts of bei...
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Marc-Guillaume Alexis Vadier
Marc-Guillaume Alexis Vadier (17 July 1736 – 14 December 1828) was a French politician of the French Revolution.
Son of a wealthy family in Pamiers, Ariège, he served in the army of the king...
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Huguette Bello
Huguette Bello (born 24 August 1950) is a politician from Réunion and a member of the Reunionese Communist Party (PCR).She is a deputy in the French National Assembly where she sits in the Gauche dém...
France Bloch-Sérazin
France Bloch-Sérazin, born on February 21, 1913 in Paris and executed on February 12, 1943 in Hamburg, Germany, was a militant communist who fought in the French resistance during World War II.
D...
Les Deux Magots
Les Deux Magots ([le dø maɡo]) is a famous café in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area of Paris, France. It once had a reputation as the rendezvous of the literary and intellectual élite of the city. It ...
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Michael Löwy
Michael Löwy (born 1938, São Paulo, Brazil) is a French-Brazilian Marxist sociologist and philosopher. He is emeritus research director in social sciences at the CNRS (French National Center of Scient...
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Amédée Fengarol
Amédée Fengarol (Capesterre-Belle-Eau, 30 March 1905 - Pointe-à-Pitre, 11 January 1951) was a Guadeloupean politician. He died in the street on the day of his election as communist mayor of Pointe-à-P...
Sylvain Maréchal
Sylvain Maréchal (15 August 1750 – 18 January 1803) was a French essayist, poet, philosopher, and, as a political theorist, precursor of utopian socialism and communism (his views on a Golden age soci...
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Jean Meslier
Jean Meslier ([melje]; also Mellier; 15 June 1664 – 17 June 1729), was a French Catholic priest (abbé) who was discovered, upon his death, to have written a book-length philosophical essay promoting a...
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Augustin Alexandre Darthé
Augustin Alexandre Darthé (1769 – May 27, 1797) was a French revolutionary.
Born in Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise, he became administrator of the département of Pas-de-Calais after the outbreak of the Fr...
Pierre-Antoine Cousteau
Pierre-Antoine Cousteau (March 18, 1906 – December 17, 1958) was a French far right polemicist and journalist. He was the brother of the famous explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
He was born in Saint...
Hélène de Beauvoir
Henriette-Hélène de Beauvoir (6 June 1910, Paris – 1 July 2001, Goxwiller) was a French painter. She was the younger sister of philosopher Simone de Beauvoir. Her art was exhibited in Europe, Ja...
Simone de Beauvoir
Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir, commonly known as Simone de Beauvoir (/boʊvˈwɑr/; [simɔn də bovwaʁ]; 9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986), was a French writer, intellectual, existentiali...
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Benjamin Péret
Benjamin Péret (4 July 1899 – 18 September 1959) was a French poet, Parisian Dadaist and a founder and central member of the French Surrealist movement with his avid use of Surrealist automatism.
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Natacha Michel
Natacha Michel is a French political activist, militant and writer, born in 1941. She has published a dozen novels and a growing body of literary criticism.Michel was program director at the College I...
Daniel Renoult
Daniel Renoult (December 18, 1880 – July 17, 1958) was a French Communist Party (Parti communiste français, PCF)) politician, an activist and journalist. He was Mayor of Montreuil from 1944 to his dea...
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