Alain de Botton Swiss writer

Alain de Botton is a 53 years old Swiss writer from Zürich. He was born on December 20, 1969 in Zürich.



Alain de Botton FRSL is a Swiss-British writer and television presenter resident in the United Kingdom. His books and television programmes discuss various contemporary subjects and themes emphasizing philosophy's relevance to everyday life. At 23 he published Essays in Love which went on to sell two million copies. Other bestsellers include How Proust Can Change Your Life Status Anxiety and The Architecture of Happiness.
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His father Gilbert de Botton and Gilbert de Botton was 34 years old when Alain born. His father was a British economist.


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Gilbert de Botton
Father: Gilbert de Botton

Awards (2)

Awarded Prix Européen de l'Essai Charles Veillon in 2003 , awarded Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature ,


He graduated from King's College London, Gonville And Caius College, Dragon School and Harrow School

What is Alain's zodiac sign?

Alain de Botton zodiac sign is sagittarius.

When is Botton's next birthday?

Alain de Botton was born on the , which was a Saturday. He will be turning 54 in only 274 days from today (21 March, 2023).

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