Daumal, René

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Daumal, Rene Gender: M
born on 16 March 1908 at 17:51 (= 5:51 PM )
Place Boulzicourt, France, 49n42, 4e42
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 25°45' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 10°25 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 27°23'


French writer, His unfinished fantasy; "Mount Analogue" was published with a commentary in France, 1952, and in America in 1960 with notes on what he was trying to say. The strange story described an expedition of queerly assorted individuals trying to climb the highest mountain on earth, a surrealistic fantasy.

Daumal made a meager living by translations. In 1928, with friends, he founded a literary review, "Le Grand Jeu," devoted to the loftiest ideal of poetry as a quest for the Absolute. A student of Gurdjieff, Daumal's work attempted to synthesize Central Asian occultism with the sublime vaporings of French symbolism.

Died 5/21/1944, Paris.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Gauquelin Vol 6/233 (6:00 PM Paris time)


  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection
  • Vocation : Writers : Sci-Fi/ Fantasy/ Horror