Croce, Benedetto

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Croce, Benedetto Gender: M
born on 25 February 1866 at 14:00 (= 2:00 PM )
Place Pescasseroli, Italy, 41n48, 13e47
Timezone LMT m13e47 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 06°45' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 19°22 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 23°46'

Benedetto Croce


Italian philosopher, critic and historian. Born into a well-to-do family, he was able to spend 20 years in private study in Naples and write for 40 years. He came into his inheritance in 1883 when his parents died in an earthquake. He attended the Rome University 1883-1886, settling in Naples for the remainder of his life.

After WW I he entered public life, serving as a Senator, from 1910, then the Minister of Education, 1920-1921, spending a lifetime as a presiding figure in the intellectual life of Italy. An opponent of Fascism, he lived in retirement until 1943, when he refounded and became president of the Liberal party, serving in the government 1944-1947.

Croce married Adele Rossi in 1914. He died on 20 November 1952 in Naples at age 86.

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  • Social : Begin a program of study 1883 (Began at the Rome University)
  • Death of Father 1883 (Both parents killed in earthquake)
  • Work : New Job 1910 (Senator)
  • Work : New Job 1920 (Minister of Education)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1944 (Refounded the Liberal Party, president)

Source Notes

Gauquelin Vol 6/862.


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (20 years study)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Other Major diseases (influenza)
  • Family : Childhood : Advantaged (Well-to-do family)
  • Family : Childhood : Family traumatic event (Parents died in an earthquake)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (38 years with Adele)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 86)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political (Refounded the Liberal Party, president)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Senator, Minister of Education)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction