Augstein, Rudolf

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Augstein, Rudolf Gender: M
born on 5 November 1923 at 02:50 (= 02:50 AM )
Place Hannover, Germany, 52n24, 9e44
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Treindl
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 11°37' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 21°51 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 23°23'

Portrait of Rudolf Augstein 
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Rudolf Augstein
photo: GFHund, license gfdl


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.

(Photo by Gerhard Hund; please click on image to view license info)

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Crime : Arrest October 1962 (arrested and jailed for 103 days after publishing secret service information. Minister Strauss, responsible for the arrest, had to resign.)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

German astrologer Tony Bonin reported in forum Astrologix that he received the birth time from Hans Genuit (claimed to be German media tzar's Axel Springer astrologer).


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (married 5 times)
  • Vocation : Writers : Magazine/ newsletter (editor of news magazine Spiegel)

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