Merleau-Ponty, Maurice

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Merleau-Ponty, Maurice Gender: M
Jean Jacques Maurice Merleau-Ponty
born on 14 March 1908 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Rochefort, France, 45n57, 0w58
Timezone LST m2e20 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 23°58' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 18°54 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 17°44'


French philosopher, the author of "Humanism and Terror," 1947 and "Phenomenology of Perception," 1962. As an Existentialist, he associated with Sartre in early post-war years as a fellow Communist until a break after the Korean War resulted in disillusionment. Prior to WW II he served as a teacher, a professor at Lyons in 1945, Sorbonne in 1949 and was appointed to the College de France in 1952.

Died of a stroke on May 3, 1961, Paris, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : New Career 1945 (Professor at Lyons)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1947 (Book released)
  • Work : New Job 1949 (Professor at Sorbonne)
  • Work : New Job 1952 (College de France)

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'Philosophes' pdf file, p. 72.

Gauquelin Vol 6/571 (11:00 PM Paris time)


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Stroke (Fatal)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Philosopher/ Humanist (Philosopher)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction