De Foucauld, Charles

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De Foucauld, Charles Gender: M
Charles Eugène de Foucauld
born on 15 September 1858 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Strasbourg, France, 48n35, 7e45
Timezone LMT m7e45 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 22°31' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 27°36 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 19°05'

Charles De Foucauld (around 1907)


French adventurer, also known by his religious name Charles of Jesus, who gained fame with his expeditions in Morocco; he was canonized as a Catholic saint in 2022.

As a youth, he had been known as a wastrel, dissolute, greedy and lazy. He became a cavalry officer in the French Army, then an explorer and geographer, and finally a Catholic priest, a hermit who lived among the Tuareg in the Sahara in Algeria. His inspiration and writings led to the founding of the Little Brothers of Jesus among other religious congregations. He was shot to death by tribesmen on 1 December 1916 and is considered by the Church to be a martyr.

De Foucauld was beatified by Pope Benedict XVI on 13 November 2005. On 27 May 2020, Pope Francis cleared the way for his canonization at a future date. He was canonized on 15 May 2022.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Astrology Quarterly Fall/1954 quotes Anne Freemantle "Desert Calling".

Sy Scholfield quotes 5 a.m. from "The Sword and the Cross: Two Men and an Empire of Sand" by Fergus Fleming (Grove, 2003), p. 20: "Charles Eugène, Vicomte de Foucauld, was born at 5 a.m., 15 September 1858, in 3 Place de Broglie, Strasbourg, the main town of the province of Alsace."

On 29 May 2020, Astrodienst received a copy of the original birth certificate with the time "cinq heure du soir" which is 5 pm.


  • Traits : Personality : Disciplined (Took to the rough life of desert)
  • Traits : Personality : Incompetent (Worthless when young)
  • Passions : Criminal Victim : Homicide victim (Shot)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Western (Catholic)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Geography
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Linguist (Lexicographer)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (French Army officer)
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Catholic priest)
  • Vocation : Religion : Saint/ Stigmatist (Canonised in 2022)
  • Vocation : Travel : Adventurer (Expeditions in Morocco)
  • Vocation : Writers : Translator
  • Notable : Book Collection : Crime Collection