Pierre Bourdieu bio

Birth Name: Pierre Bourdieu

Occupation: Philosopher

Place Of Birth: France

Date Of Birth: August 1, 1930

Date Of Death: January 23, 2002

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: French

Pierre Bourdieu was born on the 1st of August, 1930. He was known for being a Philosopher. Developed the concepts of habitus and symbolic violence to investigate power relations in social life.

Pierre Bourdieu was born in France. He studied at École Normale Supérieure, where his fellow classmate was future notable philosopher Louis Althusser . He received the Goffman Prize at the University of California, Berkeley.

Pierre Bourdieu was a Leo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Pierre Bourdieu 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.

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

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Pierre Bourdieu kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Pierre Bourdieu was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Pierre Bourdieu
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Pierre Bourdieu was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Pierre Bourdieu was born in the Year of the Ox. 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: Pierre Bourdieu had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Pierre Bourdieu’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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