Michel FOUCAULT

Family tree of Michel FOUCAULT

Philosopher

FrenchBorn Michel FOUCAULT

French philosopher, social theorist and historian of ideas

Born on October 15, 1926 in Poitiers, France , France

Died on June 25, 1984 in Paris, France

Family tree

Report an error

This form allows you to report an error or to submit additional information about this family tree: Michel FOUCAULT (1926)

More information

Paul-Michel Foucault was born on 15 October 1926 in Poitiers, France, to a notable provincial family. His father, Paul Foucault, was an eminent surgeon and hoped his son would join him in the profession. His early education was a mix of success and mediocrity until he attended the Jesuit Collège Saint-Stanislas, where he excelled. During this period, Foucault learned philosophy with Louis Girard.



After World War II, Foucault was admitted to the prestigious École Normale Supérieure (rue d'Ulm), the traditional gateway to an academic career in the humanities in France.

...  


© Copyright Wikipédia authors - This article is under licence CC BY-SA 3.0


 

Geographical origins

The map below shows the places where the ancestors of the famous person lived.

Loading... An error has occured while loading the map.