Laurentin, René

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Laurentin, René Gender: M
born on 19 October 1917 at 07:50 (= 07:50 AM )
Place Tours, France, 47n23, 0e41
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 25°22' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 02°35 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 10°48'

René Laurentin (2011)
photo: * René_Laurentin.jpg: Llorenzi * derivative work: Rabanus Flavus, license gfdl


French educator, a Professor at the Catholic University of Angers. He wrote as the religious columnist at the Figaro newspaper and devoted his time to working on the biography of Mother Yvonne-Aimée de Malestroit, a canonization candidate.

Laurentin was the author of a number of books including "Mary's Place in the Church," 1965, "Catholic Pentecostalism," 1977 and "Presence of Saint Joseph in the life of Bernadette of Lourdes," 1998.

He died in Paris on 10 September 2017, aged 99.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1965 ("Mary's Place in the Church")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1998 ("Presence of Saint Joseph in the life of Bernadette of Lourdes")

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'diverses' pdf file, p. 112.

Same data: Petitallot quotes B.C., Cadran No. 41, May 1997


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 99)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor at Catholic University of Angers)
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy