The Marquis de Sade (Case Study 35)

Marquis de Sade

This is the birth chart of Donatien Alphonse François, better known as the Marquis de Sade (2 June 1740 – 2 December 1814) was a French Nobleman and politician of the French Revolution. He was known for his erotic writings, often glorifying sexual violence against women, young men and children. He believed in living unfettered by morals holding anti-Christian views. He was accused of sexual maltreatment by various members of his staff. He was critical of Maximillian Robespierre (Case Study 34) and the Reign of Terror which caused him to be arrested for being too moderate. He was also arrested by Napolean for his writings. He finished his days in an asylum. He has been the subject of much popular literature. The term sadism is derived from his name.

Alexandre Antonin Tache

This is the birth chart of Archbishop Alexandre-Antonin Taché (23 July 1823 – 22 June 1894). He was a French Canadian Catholic Priest. He was assigned to the newly formed Diocese of St Boniface of the Western Territories during the settlement period and expansion of Canada. His parishioners (who were settlers) came into conflict with native tribes. He spoke Cree, Athabaskan and Ojibwe. He was called upon to prevent (unsuccessfully) an uprising in Saskatchewan called the North West Rebellion.

Carl Clauberg

This is the birth chart of Carl Clauberg (28 September 1898 – 9 August 1957). Clauberg was a German gynecologist who conducted experiments on Jewish female subjects at Auschwitz Concentration Camp. He was given the job through his acquaintance with Heinrich Himmler’s wife (Case Study 34). He injected Jewish women’s uteruses with formaldehyde to sterilize them. He was arrested by Soviet troops in 1945 and imprisoned until 1955. Upon his release he went back to Germany and was given a position in the clinic he was employed in before the war. His identity was discovered and he was arrested but died before he could be tried.