|Birthname||Rudolf Karl Augstein|
|born on||5 November 1923 at 02:30 (= 02:30 AM )|
|Place||Hannover, Germany, 52n24, 9e44|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||11°36' 21°40 Asc. 19°53'|
One of the most influential German journalists, founder and part-owner of Der Spiegel magazine.
An amateur historian, Augstein published several successful books, among them Preußens Friedrich und die Deutschen (1981, Otto von Bismarck (1990), and about his lifetime opponent, Überlebensgroß Herr Strauß. Ein Spiegelbild (1983).
Augstein married five times, the last time in 2000. He died on 7 November 2002 from pneumonia and was buried on the island of Sylt.
- opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Strauss, Franz Josef (born 6 September 1915)
- Crime : Arrest October 1962 (arrested and jailed for 103 days after publishing secret service information. Minister Strauss, responsible for the arrest, had to resign.)
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German astrologer Tony Bonin reported in forum Astrologix that he received the birth time of 2:50 a.m. from Hans Genuit (claimed to be German media tzar Axel Springer's astrologer).
On 13 Jan. 2015 Sy Scholfield changed the time to 2:30 a.m. (and changed the rating from C to B) quoting from "Rudolf Augstein: Biographie" by Peter Merseburger (Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 2007), p. 17: "Das Licht der Welt erblickt er in der Hebammen-Lehranstalt Hannover am 5. November 1923 morgens um zweieinhalb Uhr als das sechste Kind seiner Mutter Gertrude Maria, geb. Staaden, und des Kaufmanns Friedrich Franz Maria Augstein."
Translation: "He first saw the light of the world at the midwifery educational institution in Hanover on 5 November 1923 in the morning at half past two o'clock as the sixth child of his mother Gertrude Maria, nee Staaden, and the merchant Friedrich Franz Maria Augstein."
Scholfield further quotes from Der Spiegel magazine (Issue no.?, 1968, pp. 23-24 ): "Wer es nicht weiß, merkt an der Stimme kaum noch, daß Rudolf Augstein in Hannover geboren wurde (am 5. November 1923 um 2 Uhr 28 Minuten 58 Sekunden) und dort zur Schule gegangen ist. Der Astrologe Hans Gernuit stellte das Horoskop..." Translation: Who does not know, notes the voice barely that Rudolf Augstein was born in Hannover (on 5 November 1923 at 2 o'clock 28 minutes 58 seconds) and went to school there. The astrologer Hans Gernuit presented the horoscope...
- Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (married 5 times)
- Vocation : Writers : Magazine/ newsletter (editor of news magazine Spiegel)