Maritain, Jacques

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Maritain, Jacques Gender: M
born on 18 November 1882 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 26°07' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 28°23 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 24°17'

Portrait of Jacques Maritain 
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Jacques Maritain
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French Catholic philosopher. An author of more than 60 books, he helped to revive St. Thomas Aquinas for modern times and is a prominent drafter of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Pope Paul VI presented his "Message to Men of Thought and of Science" at the close of Vatican II to Maritain, his long-time friend and mentor. Maritain's interest and works spanned many aspects of philosophy, including aesthetics, political theory, the philosophy of science, metaphysics, education, liturgy and ecclesiology.

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  • friend relationship with Pope Paul VI (born 26 September 1897)


  • Relationship : Marriage 1904 (to Raïssa Oumançoff a poet and mystic)
  • Work : Gain social status 1945 (French ambassador to the Vatican till 1948)
  • Work : Great Achievement 1956 (Professor emeritus Princeton University)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 1973 in Toulouse

Source Notes

Collection Didier Geslain


  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (philosophy)
  • Vocation : Politics : Diplomat
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (drafter of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)