Georges Sand ~  Real name: Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin, was born on July 1 1804, and was a respected female French writer with a penchant for wearing mens' clothes - which, in 19th Century Paris, caused quite the scandal. Her works included novels, plays and both literary and political comment pieces.

Georges Sand ~ Real name: Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin, was born on July 1 1804, and was a respected female French writer with a penchant for wearing mens' clothes - which, in 19th Century Paris, caused quite the scandal. Her works included novels, plays and both literary and political comment pieces.

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George Sand (1804-1876): writer, feminist, and muse for Chopin, Flaubert and Proust. Secondary to her more significant achievements, Sand caused scandal in Paris by wearing clothes traditionally intended for men and smoking tobacco. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Sand

George Sand (1804-1876): writer, feminist, and muse for Chopin, Flaubert and Proust. Secondary to her more significant achievements, Sand caused scandal in Paris by wearing clothes traditionally intended for men and smoking tobacco. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Sand

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"I am a woman, but I will not be ignored or set aside because of my gender.  I have a voice, and I will be heard." -George Sand

"I am a woman, but I will not be ignored or set aside because of my gender. I have a voice, and I will be heard." -George Sand

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Amandine Lucile Aurore Dupin (1804 – 1876), best known by her pseudonym George Sand, was a French novelist and memoirist. She is also equally well-known for her much publicized romantic affairs with a number of celebrities including Frédéric Chopin and Alfred de Musset

Amandine Lucile Aurore Dupin (1804 – 1876), best known by her pseudonym George Sand, was a French novelist and memoirist. She is also equally well-known for her much publicized romantic affairs with a number of celebrities including Frédéric Chopin and Alfred de Musset

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George Sand, de son vrai nom  Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin (1804 - 1876) , écrivain féministe française

George Sand, de son vrai nom Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin (1804 - 1876) , écrivain féministe française

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Guard well within you this treasure kindness. Know how to give without hesitation how to lose without regret how to acquire without meanness. — George Sand, French novelist

Guard well within you this treasure kindness. Know how to give without hesitation how to lose without regret how to acquire without meanness. — George Sand, French novelist

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George Sand, real name: Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin (1804 - 1876) was a French writer and feminist. Her works included novels, plays literary and political comment pieces.

George Sand, real name: Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin (1804 - 1876) was a French writer and feminist. Her works included novels, plays literary and political comment pieces.

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