Tzvetan Todorov

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Tzvetan Todorov
Full name Tzvetan Todorov
Born Цветан Тодоров
(1939-03-01)March 1, 1939
Sofia, Bulgaria
Died February 7, 2017(2017-02-07) (aged 77)
Paris, France
Era Contemporary philosophy
Region Western philosophy
School Continental philosophy
Structuralism
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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