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Guaïta, Stanislas de
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Guaïta, Stanislas, Marquis de, * 6 Apr 1861 (Alteville (Moselle)), † 19 Jan 1897 (Alteville)

The descendant of a noble Catholic Italian family settled at the Château d'Alteville in imperial Lorraine, young Stanislas was educated at the religious boarding-school of la Malgrange, near Nancy. Here in 1878-1879 he discovered literature, in the company of the future novelists Maurice Barrès (1862-1923) and Paul Adam (1862-1920), as well as another writer, Albert de Pouvourville (1861-1940), who holds an important place in Parisian occultism [→ occult / occultism] under his Taoist in…

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Laurant, Jean-Pierre, “Guaïta, Stanislas de”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 03 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_144>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031

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