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Milosz, Oscar Vladislas
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Milosz, Oscar Vladislas, * 28.5.1877 (Czercia, Lithuania (15.5 according to the Julian calendar then in use)), † 2 Mar 1939 (Fontainebleau (Seine et Marne))

On his father's side Milosz belonged to the Baltic landed aristocracy, the family property being situated in a region annexed by Russia. His father, violent and unbalanced in character, had led an adventurous life culminating in marriage with a Polish Jew, Marie Rosalie Rosenthal, who was rejected out of anti-Semitism by the entire family and locality. His mother c…

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Laurant, Jean-Pierre, “Milosz, Oscar Vladislas”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 02 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_240>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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