Péguy, Charles

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Charles Peguy
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Name
Peguy, Charles Gender: M
Peguy, Charles Pierre
born on 7 January 1873 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Orleans, France, 47n55, 1e54
Timezone LMT m1e54 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Lescaut
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 17°17' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 06°27 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 04°21'



Biography

French author, poet and philosopher. Raised by his mom, an impoverished chair mender, he had limited education and two years in military service by 1893, before he was able to study philosophy in Paris. Quitting the university, he and his wife opened the Librairie Socialiste in the Latin Quarters. His struggle to support Dreyfus left him disenchanted with the Socialist Party who did not stand up for the Dreyfus case. In 1900 he founded the "Fortnightly Notebook," a periodical that published significant writers and exerted a deep influence on intellectual life; the paper ran for 15 years.

Peguy married Charlotte Baudouin in 1897. He was killed in action in WW I on 9/5/1914.

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Events

  • Death by War or Terrorism 5 September 1914 (Killed in action, WW I, age 41)
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  • Work : Start Business 1900 (Started periodical newspaper, 15 yrs.)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1897 (Charlotte Baudouin)

Source Notes

Lescaut quotes Barbault for B.C. Andre Barbault in personal correspondence with LMR May 2001 confirms the time as from B.C.

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Killed (WW I)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Traits : Personality : Principled strongly
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Published a periodical)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Two years)
  • Family : Childhood : Disadvantaged (Poverty)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Philosopher/ Humanist (Philosopher)

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