Tzvetan Todorov

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Tzvetan Todorov
Tzvetan Todorov no Fronteiras do Pensamento São Paulo 2012 (8083695751) (cropped).jpg
Born Цветан Тодоров
(1939-03-01)March 1, 1939
Sofia, Bulgaria
Died February 7, 2017(2017-02-07) (aged 77)
Paris, France
Nationality French/Bulgarian
Alma mater University of Sofia
University of Paris
Spouse(s) Nancy Huston (?–?)
Awards CNRS Bronze Medal, the Charles Lévêque Prize of the Académie des sciences morales et politiques and the first Maugean Prize of the Académie française and the Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences; he also is an Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
Era Contemporary philosophy
Region Western philosophy
School Continental philosophy
Main interests
Literary criticism
Notable ideas
The Fantastic

Tzvetan Todorov (French: [dzvetɑ̃ todɔʁɔv]; Bulgarian: Цветан Тодоров; March 1, 1939 – February 7, 2017) was a Bulgarian-French historian, philosopher, structuralist literary critic, sociologist and essayist.

He was the author of many books and essays, which have had a significant influence in anthropology, sociology, semiotics, literary theory, thought history and culture theory.

Todorov died on February 7, 2017 in Paris, aged 77.[1]

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  1. "Tzvetan Todorov, essayiste et historien des idées, est mort". Le Monde. February 7, 2017. Retrieved February 7, 2017. 

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