Wunder, Edgar

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Wunder, Edgar Gender: M
born on 31 October 1969 at 19:20 (= 7:20 PM )
Place Nürnberg, Germany, 49n27, 11e04
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Treindl
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 08°09' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 21°29 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 26°38'

Portrait of Edgar Wunder 
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Edgar Wunder (2010)
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German social scientist, geographer, researcher in anomalistics und politician (Die Linke).

Wunder was a founding member of the German skeptics organization GWUP in 1987 and editor of their journal Der Skeptiker until 1998. Since 1992 he published an annual evaluation of the predictions of clairvoyants and astrologers, which found wide resonance in the media. In 1999 he left GWUP due to increasing differences with the fundamentalist positions of this organization. He criticized GWUP as lacking intellectual honesty and objectivity. With former members of GWUP and representatives of various para-sciences he founded the Forum Parawissenschaften (forum para-science), leter renamed Gesellschaft für Anomalistik (society for anomalistics). He became a prominent critic of the Skepticism movement.

He has published numerous articles and books about the believes of astrologers and other para-sciences.

He is politically active in the German party Die Linke and was member of the party's federal board 2010 - 2013. Wunder is married and has one daughter.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)

Source Notes

himself on 3 Jan 2014 by email to ATR: "> Könnten Sie mir dazu Ihre (standesamtliche) Geburtszeit bekannt geben? 31. Oktober 1969, 19.20 MEZ, Nürnberg "


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Sociologist (research regarding skeptizism and para-sciences)
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Other Occult Fields (research about occult sciences and their practice, specifically astrology)