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Heindel, Max
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Heindel, Max (ps. of Carl Louis Fredrik Grasshof), * 23 Jul 1865 (Aarhus (Denmark)), † 6 Jan 1919 (Oceanside (California))

According to the biography written by his second wife Frau Augusta Foss, née Voß (1865-1949) which has been taken over by almost all later authors, Heindel was a member of the aristocracy. However, according to the church register and the baptismal certificate issued at Aarhus on 15.10.1865, Heindel was the son of an immigrant baker from Germany, Frantz Ludvig Grasshof and his Danish wife, Anne…

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Hakl, Hans Thomas, “Heindel, Max”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 06 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_156>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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