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Ragon de Bettignies, Jean-Marie
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Ragon de Bettignies, Jean-Marie (Jean-Marie de Venise, Comte Marie de Venise), * 1781 (Bray-sur-Seine (Seine et Marne)), † 1866 (Paris)

The author of Tuileur général de la Franc-maçonnerie (General Tyler of Freemasonry, 1861), like F.-T.-B. Clavel (1789-1852) or Thory (1759-1827), was a living memorial of French → Freemasonry from its reconstitution after the Empire up to its secular development in the second half of the 19th century. Ragon's passage through fringe-masonic organizations with occultist tendencies, such as the Rite of Misraïm …

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Laurant, Jean-Pierre, “Ragon de Bettignies, Jean-Marie”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 20 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_300>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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