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Barlet, François-Charles
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Barlet, François-Charles (ps. of Albert Faucheux), * 12 Jan 1838 (Paris), † 24 Jan 1921 (Paris)

A civil servant employed in the Registry, after law studies required by his father (librarian at the Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal), Albert Faucheux found in occultism [→ occult/occultism] the compensation for the scientific study he had been denied. First posted in Corsica, where he spent his free time in botanical studies, he then moved near Paris, where initiatic societies were flourishing in the 1880s, and concluded his career in 1899 as depa…

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Laurant, Jean-Pierre, “Barlet, François-Charles”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_036>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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