Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida bio

Birth Name: Jacques Derrida

Occupation: Philosopher

Place Of Birth: France

Date Of Birth: July 15, 1930

Date Of Death: October 8, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: French

Jacques Derrida was born on the 15th of July, 1930. He was famous for being a Philosopher. Developed deconstruction, a form of semiotic analysis. His work fell within the school of Continental Philosophy.

Jacques Derrida was born in France. He studied at Harvard University. He wrote over 40 books and his essays and public presentations numbered in the hundreds. He impacted the humanities, including anthropology, sociology, semiotics, jurisprudence, and literary theory.

Jacques Derrida was a Cancer and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Jacques Derrida was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Jacques Derrida is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Jacques Derrida’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jacques Derrida’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Jacques Derrida was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jacques Derrida
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Jacques Derrida was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Jacques Derrida was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Jacques Derrida had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Jacques Derrida’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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