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Simone Adolphine Weil (Weil Simone)

Born: 1909 AD
Died: 1943 AD, at 34 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Activists, Philosophers, Pseudo Science


1909 - Born on the 3rd of February in Paris, France.

1931 - After graduating from the École Normale Supérieure, she taught philosophy in several girls' schools.

1934 - She took a job in an auto factory, where she observed the spiritually deadening effect of machines on her fellow workers.

1940 - Born Jewish, she converted to Roman Catholicism.

1942 - She assisted the anti Franco forces in the Spanish Civil War and aided the French Resistance from London.

1943 - Died on the 24th of August in Ashford, Kent, England.

1947 - Her posthumously published works, including Gravity and Grace.

1949 - The Need for Roots.

1950 - Waiting for God.

1951 - The Notebooks.


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