|born on||18 August 1901 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )|
|Place||St.Étienne, France, 45n26, 4e24|
|Timezone||LST m2e20 (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||24°56' 14°31 Asc. 18°49'|
French philosopher and theologian. In most of his works, Jean Guitton writes about and discusses the confrontation between human faith and human logic. He wrote around fifty books.
During World War II, he was made a war prisoner by the Nazis.
Invited as an observer to the ecumenical council of Vatican II, the first lay person to be granted this honor, he was a close friend of Monsignor Montini the future Pope Paul VI.
- Work : Prize 1954 (literary award from the Académie Française)
- Social : Joined group 1961 (member of the Académie Française)
- Death, Cause unspecified 1999 in Paris (age 97)
Collection Didier Geslain (acte 2239)
- Family : Relationship : Married late/never (marriage late, no children)
- Vocation : Education : Teacher (philosophy and theology)
- Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Great Cross of the National Order of Merit, Commander of the Légion d'Honneur, Arts and Letters Medal)