Spengler, Oswald

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Spengler, Oswald Gender: M
Oswald Manuel Arnold Gottfried Spengler
born on 29 May 1880 at 18:30 (= 6:30 PM )
Place Blankenburg, Germany, 51n48, 10e58
Timezone LMT m10e58 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 08°40' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 23°31 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 22°31'

Oswald Spengler
photo: Unknown, license cc-by-sa-3.0-de


German writer and history philosopher. In his book "The Decline of the West" (1926-1928), he noted that the key to history is the law of societies and civilizations which rise and fall in cycles, and that Western civilization was in a cycle of decay.

Spengler died on 8 May 1936 in Munich, Germany.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from Oswald Spengler in seiner Zeit by Anton Mirko Koktanek (Beck, 1968), p. 2: "Oswald Arnold Gottfried Spengler wurde am 29. Mai 1880 um 18.30 Uhr zu Blankenburg am Harz geboren" (Translation: Oswald Arnold Gottfried Spengler was born on 29 May 1880 at 18.30 o'clock at Blankenburg on the Harz).

Previously this entry had 6:40pm: Sabian Symbols No.857, same in Neue Sternblatter 9/1932. Tony Joseph quotes Wangemann for 5:46:12 PM MET


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Philosopher
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Historian)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book