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Agrippa, Heinrich Cornelius (Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim)

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

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


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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