"As an intense, nicotine-stained, Jean-Paul-Sartre sort of man"

Born in 1905, Jean-Paul Sartre was a French playwright, philosopher and novelist. His work earned him a reputation asĀ one of the leading figures in 20th century philosophy, and he continues to be a significant influence in the field today.

In 1964, Sartre was awarded, but refused, the Nobel Prize in Literature.