Louis Claude de Saint-Martin

1743 - 1803

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Louis Claude de Saint-Martin (18 January 1743 – 14 October 1803) was a French philosopher, known as le philosophe inconnu, the name under which his works were published; he was an influential of the mystic and human mind evolution and became the inspiration for the founding of the Martinist Order. Léonce de Saint-Martin, composer and organist, is a distant relative of Louis-Claude de Saint-Martin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Claude de Saint-Martin has received more than 60,857 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Louis Claude de Saint-Martin is the 21st most popular occultist (up from 483rd in 2019), the 1,570th most popular biography from France (down from 1,430th in 2019) and the 4th most popular French Occultist.

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Among occultists, Louis Claude de Saint-Martin ranks 21 out of 9Before him are Éliphas Lévi, Edward Kelley, Guido von List, Gérard Encausse, Alice Bailey, and Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels. After him are Franz Bardon, Robert Fludd, Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński, Nina Kulagina, Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, and Charles Webster Leadbeater.

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Among people born in 1743, Louis Claude de Saint-Martin ranks 18Before him are Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi, Carl Peter Thunberg, Nicolai Abildgaard, René Just Haüy, Gavrila Derzhavin, and William I, Elector of Hesse. After him are Joseph Banks, Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova, William Paley, Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Herbst, and Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann. Among people deceased in 1803, Louis Claude de Saint-Martin ranks 11Before him are Franz Xaver Süssmayr, Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia, Cardinal de Rohan, Louis I of Etruria, Vittorio Alfieri, and Adélaïde Labille-Guiard. After him are Samuel Adams, Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena, Ami Argand, William Hamilton, François Devienne, and Xenia of Saint Petersburg.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis Claude de Saint-Martin ranks 1,570 out of 5,234Before him are Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges (1830), Cécile Chaminade (1857), Barbara (1930), Bertrand Tavernier (1941), Fulcher of Chartres (1059), and Mathurin Jacques Brisson (1723). After him are Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville (1803), Catherine-Dominique de Pérignon (1754), Armand de Vignerot du Plessis (1696), Yolande of Valois (1434), Karim Benzema (1987), and Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia (1909).

Among OCCULTISTS In France

Among occultists born in France, Louis Claude de Saint-Martin ranks 4Before him are Nostradamus (1503), Allan Kardec (1804), and Éliphas Lévi (1810). After him are Joséphin Péladan (1858) and Stanislas de Guaita (1861).