Paul Evdokimov was born in St Petersburg on [[August 2]], 1901, the son of an army officer.
After serving in the calvalry, he began theological studies prior to the Revolution. Following the Revolution, he and his family escaped and settled in Paris circa 1923. Evdokimov continued his theological studies at [[St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute (Paris, France)|St. Sergius Institute]], studying with Fr. [[Sergius Bulgakov]] and [[Nikolai Berdyaev]]. He married Natasha Brunel in 1927.
WWII, Evdokimov worked with the French Resistance. After the war, his wife Natasha died from cancer. In 1954, he married Tomoko Sakai.
He reposed in Meudon, France, on [[September 16]], 1970.
*[[Olivier Clement]]. ''Orient-Occident: Deux passeurs, Vladimir Lossky et Paul Evdokimov'' (Labor et Fides, 1985) - ISBN 830900375.