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Biography of
Etteilla

EtteillaName: Etteilla (a pseudonym for Jean-Baptiste Alliette, Etteilla is the reverse of his surname Alliette).
Born: 1738
Location: Paris, France
Died: 1791
Location: Unknown
Nationality:  French

 

 

 

 

 

Genealogy

Parents/Siblings:

  • Father:  a restaurateur 
  • Mother:  Unknown 
  • Brother(s)  : None 
  • Sister(s):  None 

Wife/Wives/Consort(s):

  • Wife:  Jeanne Vattier 

Children/Offspring:

  • Son(s): None 
  • Daughter(s):  None 

Chronicle

Principal Activity or Occupation(s):

  • Seed Merchant 
  • Printseller 
  • Consultant 
  • Teacher 
  • Author 
  • Illustrator 
  • Writer 
  • Occultist 

Lived In:

  • Paris, France 

Education:

  • Formal education appears limited due to the writing style used in his publications. 

Teachers and Mentors:

  • Unknown 

Influences:

  • His father's trade was in concocting restoratifs for the chronically ill. He cookd up broths and tonic salads, "heating" and "cooling" ingredients purported to to correct every imbalance of the four humors. This, with an instinctive belief in Astrology and portents of his social class may have laid the foundation for Etteilla's concerns with the occult in later life. 
  • Court de Gébelin 

Key Relationships:

  • Unknown 

 

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