Onfray, Michel

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Onfray, Michel Gender: M
Michel Albert Henri Onfray
born on 1 January 1959 at 08:50 (= 08:50 AM )
Place Argentan, France, 48n45, 0w01
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 10°09' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 25°40 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 07°44'

Michel Onfray
photo: Perline, license gfdl


French writer and philosopher who adheres to hedonism and anarchism. He is a highly prolific author on philosophy, having written more than 50 books.

His book "La sculpture de soi" won the annual Prix Médicis in 1993.

His philosophy is mainly influenced by such thinkers as Nietzsche, Epicurus, the cynic and cyrenaic schools, French materialism, and individualist anarchism.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'Philosophes' pdf file, p. 77.


  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Philosopher/ Humanist
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Philosopher
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy