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Simone Adolphine Weil

Born: 1909 AD
Died: 1943 AD
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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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