Péladan, Joséphin

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Peladan, Josephin Gender: M
born on 29 March 1858 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Lyon, France, 45n45, 4e51
Timezone LMT m4e51 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 08°05' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 02°56 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 09°20'

Josephin Peladan


French novelist and Martinist. He was a key figure in the inception and development of fin-de-siècle French Symbolism, as well as in the overt marriage of art and occult symbolism during the French occult revival. His Salon de la Rose et Croix, though short-lived, was perhaps one of the most ambitious artistic undertakings the French art world has seen, featuring unique exhibitions and productions seeking to unite the arts into a revival of initiatory drama, with a philosophical underpinning rooted in the Western esoteric traditions, and with the ultimate goal of the spiritual regeneration of society. Central to Péladan’s vision was his conception of the artist as initiate; select individuals who could bring a small part of the divine into the mundane sphere.

He died 27 January 1918.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Gauquelin, vol 6


  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Metaphysics/ Parapsychology