Cousin, Victor

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Cousin, Victor Gender: M
born on 28 November 1792 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Lescaut
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 07°30' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 11°40 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 03°31'

Victor Cousin (mid to late 1850s)


French philosopher and the founder of "eclecticism," a briefly influential school of French philosophy that combined elements of German idealism and Scottish Common Sense Realism. As the administrator of public instruction for over a decade, Cousin also had an important influence on French educational policy.

He died in Cannes at 5 AM on 14 January 1867, aged 74.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Death, Cause unspecified 14 January 1867 at 05:00 AM in Cannes (Age 74)
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Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science file quotes Lescaut. André Barbault gives "Victor COUSIN (Paris, 28 novembre 1792, sans heure, e.c.)" indicating no time of birth on birth record [1].

Sy Scholfield cites time of death from death certificate quoted in La Correspondance historique et archéologique - Volume 14 (1907), p. 225: "COUSIN (Victor). CANNES. « Du 14 janvier 1867, à 9 heures du matin. Acte de décès de Victor Cousin, célibataire, décédé le même jour à 5 heures du matin."


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Philosopher
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Founder of "eclecticism")
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession