Francis I, Emperor of France

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Francis I, Emperor of France Gender: M
born on 12 September 1494 Jul.Cal. (21 Sep 1494 greg.) at 22:27 (= 10:27 PM )
Place Cognac, France, 45n42, 0w20
Timezone LMT m0w20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Holliday
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 28°44' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 27°25 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 03°30'

Emperor of France Francis I


French royalty, the successor of Louis XII in 1515. He carried on a bitter struggle for years with the Holy Roman Empire, pursuing the religious persecution of the Huguenots. Intelligent, extravagant and ambitious, Francis had elegant tastes and was a devoted patron of the renaissance.

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  • associate relationship with Farnese, Alessandro (born 7 October 1520 Jul.Cal. (17 Oct 1520 greg.)). Notes: Negotiated peace with Charles V
  • spouse relationship with Claude de France (born 13 October 1499 Jul.Cal. (22 Oct 1499 greg.))
  • (has as) devotee relationship with da Vinci, Leonardo (born 14 April 1452 Jul.Cal. (23 Apr 1452 greg.))


  • Death, Cause unspecified 31 March 1547 Jul.Cal. (10 Apr 1547 greg.) (Age 52)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Dana Holliday quotes the diary of his mom, Louise of Savoy for 10:30 PM (LAT) given by Desmond Seward, "Prince of the Renaissance," MacMillan, 1973. Francis Hackett, "Francis I," p.43, gives the date, September 12 OS "toward the close of day."

Sy Scholfield quotes 10pm in "Histoire de la Maison Royale de France, et des grands officiers de la Couronne" by Anselme de Sainte-Marie, Ange de Sainte-Rosalie (libr. associés, 1726), p. 129: "Francois I. du nom, roy de France, . . . naquit à Cognac le 12. septembre 1494. sur les dix heures du soir..."


  • Traits : Personality : Ambitious
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy (Extravagant, elegant tastes)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (France)

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