De Clérambault, Gaëtan Gatian

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de Clérambault, Gaëtan Gatian Gender: M
Gaëtan Henri Alfred Edouard Léon Marie Gatian de C
born on 2 July 1872 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Bourges, France, 47n05, 2e24
Timezone LMT m2e24 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 10°39' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 02°48 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 23°31'

Gaëtan Gatian de Clérambault


French psychiatrist and acclaimed painter who also wrote on the costumes of various native tribes.

He was also a professional photographer, and from 1914 to 1918 he took around 30,000 photographs; some of the photos taken as part of a research project involving symptoms of hysteria. Many of his photos were later placed in the Musée de l'Homme. For a period of time, Clérambault conducted classes on the art of draped costumes at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

For his actions during World War I, de Clérambault was awarded with a cross of the Légion d'Honneur as well as the Croix de guerre.

He committed suicide by firearm on 17 November 1934 in Malakoff, a commune southwest of Paris.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death by Suicide 17 November 1934 (Shot himself, age 62)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'psychologues' pdf file, p. 20.


  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)
  • Vocation : Art : Photography
  • Vocation : Healing Fields : Psychiatrist
  • Vocation : Military : Honors