Case Study 41

Guillaume Brune

This is the birth chart of Guillaume Brune, 1st Count Brune (13 March 1764 – 2 August 1815). He was a French politician and military officer. He served during the French Revolution and later during the Napoleonic Wars and was appointed Marshall of the Empire by Napoleon. He fell out of of favor with Napoleon for a time but was recalled to fight in the 100 Days War. When Louis XVIII took power he was killed by a mob of royalists and his body was throne into the Rhone River.

Heinrich Schleimann

This is the birth chart of Heinrich Schleiman (6 January 1822 – 26 December 1890). Schleimann was a German businessman and archeologist. He made his fortune by buying and selling gold during the California gold rush. He then made money through munitions sales to the Russians during the Crimean War. He enjoyed publishing stories that were largely proven as false accounts of events he did not witness or take part in. He “retired” and then went in search of the City of Troy. He excavated what was believed to be the site with dynamite, ruining much of the excavation. He smuggled out gold artifacts and had to pay a fine to the Turkish government. He died of an ear infection in Italy.

Richard Walther Darre

This is the birth chart of Richard Walther Darré (14 July 1895 – 5 September 1953), a German born in Argentina who became the Minister of Food and Agriculture for the Third Reich. He was a high ranking NAZI and SS officer. He was the author of the Blood and Soil ideology of German rights to the lands and agriculture and the necessity to displace the Slavic people. He made a propaganda movie on the topic. He was arrested in 1945 for war crimes and sentenced to 7 years of which he served 5. He died in 1953 of liver cancer.

Hugo Chavez

This is the birth chart of Hugo Chavez (28 July 1954 – 5 March 2013). Chavez was a socialist dictator who served as the President of Venezuela from 1999 until he died in 2013. He served in the military as a communications officer fighting Marxist insurgents. He found a stash of communist literature and kept them. In 1977 he established a revolutionary movement within the military called the Venezuelan People’s Liberation Army. He established links with Marxist revolutionaries in his country. 5 years later he created the Bolivarian Revolution Army. He attempted a coup in 1992 that failed and was arrested. Citizens began to see him as a liberator. He was freed in 1994 (after only 2 years) and began a political campaign that ended up with his election as president in 1999. The Venezuelan economy had been in shambles since the early 90’s making the government unpopular. He helped fund the FARC and received assistance from Cuba. He slowly changed the laws and constitution to give himself power over the other branches of government. He put down a coup in 2002 and staved off a recall referendum in 2004. He blended all the leftists into one party that he controlled, He nationalized the oil industry and the broadcast companies into one state owned radio station. Crime, murder, kidnappings all increased under his regime. He was accused of human rights abuses. He died officially in 2013 of cancer or a heart attack.