Donatien Alphonse François de Sade
novelist and philosopher
(Redirected from Marquis de Sade)
English: Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, better known as the Marquis de Sade (June 2, 1740 – December 2, 1814), was a French aristocrat and writer of philosophy-laden and often violent pornography, as well as some strictly philosophical works; much of his writing was done while in prison. His name is the source of the word sadism.