Zweig, Stefan

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Stefan Zweig
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Zweig, Stefan Gender: M
born on 28 November 1881 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Vienna, Austria, 48n13, 16e20
Timezone LMT m16e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: March
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 05°59' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 29°53 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 05°11'


Austrian writer, a novelist. In political disfavor, he was exiled to England in 1934, where he spent his time unhappily in depression. In 1940 he settled in Brazil, renting a two-bedroom villa in the hills above Rio de Janeiro. On 2/21/1942, as his wife went marketing, he methodically writing farewell letters, including one to his former wife, Friderike, and putting his affairs in order. The following day, Sunday, was the servant's day off. Sometime between noon and 4:00 PM, he and Lotte took massive doses of Verona and lay down together on the bed, Stefan in his shirt, tie and trousers and Lotte in a flowered kimono. Their bodies, locked in a final embrace, where found the following afternoon.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death by Suicide 22 February 1942 at 12:00 noon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Pill OD, age 60)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Death of Mate 22 February 1942 at 12:00 noon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Lotte commits suicide with him)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Marion March quotes a biography


  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novels)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Exiled to England, then Brazil)
  • Personal : Death : Suicide (Pill OD)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Depression
  • Family : Relationship : Stress - Traumatic event (Wife committed suicide with him)