Elisabeth Badinter & family was bornon 5 March 1944 in Paris, France, France. Elisabeth Badinter & family is #1547 in List Billionaires People In The World. Elisabeth Badinter, a well-known feminist writer, is a billionaire thanks to an inheritance of 19 million shares in advertising and public relations giant Publicis Groupe. Her father Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet founded the company in 1926. She has chaired the board since 1996. She has also authored nearly two dozen books and is a professor at Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, where she teaches philosophy. Her book, "The Conflict: How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women," spurred heated debate in 2010 and became a bestseller across Europe. She is a mother of three. Her son Simon sits on Publicis' board.
A 2010 Marianne news magazine poll named her France's "most influential intellectual", primarily on the basis of her books on women's rights and motherhood
Her 2003 treatise, La fausse route, addresses misandry and victimisation of women by French contemporary feminists
"During the 1989 Islamic scarf controversy in France, Badinter, Régis Debray, Alain Finkielkraut, Elisabeth de Fontenay and Catherine Kintzler wrote an open letter to the then Minister of Education, Lionel Jospin, demanding to not let students who refuse to take off their headscarves go to school
In her critical work, L'un est l'autre, published in 1987, Badinter reflects upon the complementarities of masculin and feminine traits in gendered identities and the conflicts that arise when these complementarities are subjected to oppression
Her first book titled, L'Amour en plus, was published in 1980 and raises the question of whether maternal love is an exclusively natural instinct or a tendency reinforced in the cultural context, in which the behaviour of motherly affection is expected
In 1966, she married lawyer and former minister of justice Robert Badinter
Élisabeth Badinter (née Bleustein-Blanchet; 5 March 1944, Boulogne-Billancourt) is a French philosopher, author and historian