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Agrippa, Heinrich Cornelius (Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim)

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Born: 1486 AD
Died: 1535 AD, at 48 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Alchemist, Astrologer, Magician, Mystics, Writers

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1486 - Agrippa was born in Cologne on September 15, 1486.

 

1509 - Got a teaching post at the University of Dole in France.

 

1510 - Worked for Maximilian I as a soldier. During his wandering life in Europe, he worked as a theologian, physician, legal expert and a soldier.

 

1511 - Resumed his job as a lecturer at the Cologne University.

 

1512 - Lectured in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Pavia.

 

1516 - Lectured theology at the University of Turin.

 

1517 - Became court physician to Charles III.

 

1520 - Returned to Cologne where he got a position at the Trithemius Library.

 

1522 - Went to Friburg where he worked as town physician and used his diplomatic skills to help the magistrates.

 

1524 - Became a court physician to Louis de Savoy.

 

1530 - Published "De incertitudine et vanitate scientiarum".

 

1531 - Published the first part of the "De occulta philosophia" at Antwerp.


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