Takens, Roelf

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Takens, Roelf Gender: M
born on 2 October 1862 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Obergum, Netherlands, 53n20, 6e31
Timezone LMT m6e31 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Astrodienst
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 09°28' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 08°45 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 25°32'


Dutch astrologer who published under the name of "Libra;" the author of "Astrology and Ethics," a book that was well-known and translated in other languages. Takens' primary vocation was that of a veterinarian doctor for horses, and he was also a painter.

He was a member of St Lucas in Amsterdam. He lived and worked in Haren, Den Haag, Cairo, Egypt (1908-9), North America (1909) and Lugano, Italy (-1918)

Source Notes

Tees Reitsma from colleague information (given as local time), contributed to Donna Cunninghams Astrologer's Memorial page. (She notes that there are two Winsums and this is the correct one).

Svi checked the municipal archive of Winsum (Groningen) and retrieved BC: 2 October 1862 at 23:00 in Obergum.

Home Roelf Takens: RKD


  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Hobbies, games (Painter)
  • Vocation : Medical : Veterinarian (Horse doctor)
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Astrologer (Pro)
  • Vocation : Writers : Astrology (Noted book)