About Emil Cioran

Emil Cioran
Emil Michel Cioran was a Romanian philosopher and essayist, who published works in both Romanian and French. Cioran was born in Rășinari, Sibiu County, which was part of Austria-Hungary at the time. His first French book, 'A Short History of Decay', was awarded the prestigious Rivarol Prize in 1950. It was the only book for which he accepted an... Wikipedia
April 8, 1911, Rășinari, Sibiu County, Austria-Hungary
June 21, 1995, Paris, France

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