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Albert Poisson (Alchemist, Philosopher) 1868-1894


Albert Poisson Demographics:
  • Name - Albert Poisson
  • Other names - Restorer of Alchemy
  • Born - 1868 (Paris)
  • Died - 1894 (Paris)
  • Nationality - French
  • Occupation - Alchemist, Philosopher, Master of Science
Important Facts:
  • Abandoned his medical career to become a practicing alchemist.
  • Well known historically for his alchemy publications.
  • At the young age of just 22 years (in 1891) he published his alchemist masterpiece - Théories et symboles des alchimistes. [see Cover image]
  • He used the pseudonym 'Philophotos'.
  • His early death lead to many incomplete projects.
One of the founders of:
  • Groupe Indépendant; Études Ésotériques (1889)
  • Société Hermétique DES Protylites (1891)
  • École Hermétique (1894)
Works by Albert Poisson:
  • 1891 - Théories et symboles des alchimistes. [see Cover image]
  • 1891 - Le livre des feux : paru dans la Revue Scientifique.
  • 1890 - Cinq traités d'alchimie des plus grands philosophes: Paracelse, Albert le Grand, Roger Bacon, R. Lully, Arn. de Villeneuve [Edited by Albert Poisson.]
  • 1893 - Histoire de l'alchimie (...) Nicolas Flamel. Sa vie (...) [N.Flamel]. Livre. Pernety. La lettre.
Quote by Poisson:
Scholasticism with its subtle argumentation,
Theology with its ambiguous phraseology,
Astrology, so vast and so complex,
are all children's games when compared with alchemy.
~ Albert Poisson
Quote about Poisson:
'savant alchimiste moderne, né et mort à Paris. Étudiant de médecine'. ~ description by Caillet.
Translation = modern scientist alchemist, born and died in Paris. Student of medicine.
Image - Albert Poisson with equipment.

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