Belloc, Hilaire

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Hilaire Belloc
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Belloc, Hilaire Gender: M
Belloc, Joseph Pierre
born on 27 July 1870 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place St. Cloud, France, 48n50, 2e11
Timezone LMT m2e11 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 04°21' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 24°24 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 09°27'


French-British writer and Catholic controversialist who attacked secularism and capitalist plutocracy while defending traditional views in prose that were strong, but eloquent. Educated at the Balliol College in Oxford, where he won many honors, he went into service in the French Army and later became a naturalized citizen of England, 1902. Belloc served as a Liberal Member of Parliament, 1906-1910.

His writing tended to be melancholy while showing a zest for the physical life. He published an eclectic variety, everything from nonsense children's verse to historical biographies, travel books, satirical novels and a four-volume "History of England."

Belloc married an American, Elodie Hogan in 1896, and he died on 7/16/1953, Guilford, England.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death, Cause unspecified 16 July 1953 (Age 82)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Social : Begin a program of study 1894 (Balliol College in Oxford)
  • Social : Joined group 1902 (Became a citizen of England)
  • Work : New Career 1906 (Liberal Member of Parliament)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1896 (Released children's book of verse)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1902 (A travel book)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1925 (Four-volume history book)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1896 (Elodie Hogan)

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher (PC gave 6:00 PM from biographer R. Speight "The Life of Hilaire Belloc")


  • Vocation : Military : Military service (French Army)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Children's verse and novels)
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (History)
  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (Honors at Oxford)
  • Traits : Personality : Pessimist (Melancholy)