Nerval, Gérard de

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Nerval, Gérard de Gender: M
Labrunie, Gérard
born on 22 May 1808 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 01°28' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 02°28 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 05°41'

Gérard de Nerval


French writer, an author, translator, poet and playwright. He was the co-author of the play "L'Alchimistre" with Alexandre Dumas. His works were irregular and eccentric and his life troubled by attacks of insanity. A suicide, he hanged himself on a lamppost in Paris 1/25/1855.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Death by Suicide 25 January 1855 at 12:00 midnight in Paris, France (Hanged himself, age 46)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites birth certificate quoted in "Gérard de Nerval: le poète, l'homme" by Aristide Marie and André Billy (Slatkine, 1914/1980), p. 9: "C'est là, en effet, que naquit, le 22 mai 1808, à huit heures du soir, un enfant qui fut prénommé Gérard, ainsi qu'il appert de son acte de naissance, signé de l'oncle Dublanc et de l'aïeul Pierre-Charles Laurent."

Previous entry had the same data: Lescaut quotes B.C. (not confirmed) Marcello Borges quotes Andre Barbault for same, source unknown.


  • Traits : Personality : Eccentric
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Psychotic Episode (Fits of insanity)
  • Personal : Death : Suicide (Hanged himself)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Playwright)