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MOZART AND THE AUSTRIAN FREEMASONS by W.Bro. Martin I.McGregor

Mozart-and-Freemasonry

Born in Salzburg on 27th January 1756, he was baptized the following day at St. Ruperts Cathedral as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart. Theophilus means ‘beloved of God’ and Mozart later used the Latin form Amadeus, -stylized sometimes as Amade or Amadeo- or the German form Gottlieb. His father, Johann Georg Leopold Mozart was born… Continue Reading MOZART AND THE AUSTRIAN FREEMASONS by W.Bro. Martin I.McGregor Continue Reading MOZART AND THE AUSTRIAN FREEMASONS by W.Bro. Martin I.McGregor

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Henry John Neville Vane, 11th Baron Barnard, Freemason and British Peer

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Lord Barnard was initiated into Agricola Lodge in 1961 and became its Worshipful Master in 1968. He was appointed as Provincial Grand Master in December 1969 and installed in 1970, a position he held for 28 years, during which time, he performed his duties and responsibilities with impeccable distinction. Continue Reading Henry John Neville Vane, 11th Baron Barnard, Freemason and British Peer

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Harold Lloyd – Freemason, Actor & “The King of Daredevil Comedy”

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Brother Harold Lloyd Created: 6/19/2015 “The King of Daredevil Comedy,” Harold Lloyd is best remembered today as the young man dangling desperately from a clock tower in the 1923 classic Safety Last. At the height of his career, Lloyd was one of the most popular and highest-paid stars of his time. While his achievements have… Continue Reading Harold Lloyd – Freemason, Actor & “The King of Daredevil Comedy” Continue Reading Harold Lloyd – Freemason, Actor & “The King of Daredevil Comedy”

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Jean-Ovide Decroly – Freemason, Belgian doctor and educator

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Jean-Ovide Decroly was born on July 23rd, 1871 in Ronse, Belgium. He studied medicine at the University of Ghent and spent half a year studying at the University of Berlin. At the University of Berlin he studied the action of toxins and antitoxins on general nutrition. After starting his medical practice he became involved in… Continue Reading Jean-Ovide Decroly – Freemason, Belgian doctor and educator Continue Reading Jean-Ovide Decroly – Freemason, Belgian doctor and educator

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Freemason and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Considered by many to be one of the quintessential American leaders of the 20th century, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who quickly became known as FDR, was the 32nd President of the United States of America. His leadership, guidance, and solutions to national issues made him a central figure in world politics for some of the most… Continue Reading Freemason and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Continue Reading Freemason and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Freemason William Austin Burt, American inventor, legislator, surveyor, and millwright

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American inventor, legislator, surveyor, and millwright. He was the inventor, maker and patentee of the first typewriter constructed in America. He is referred to as the “father of the typewriter”. Burt also invented the first workable solar compass, a solar use surveying instrument, and the equatorial sextant, a precision navigational aid to determine with one… Continue Reading Freemason William Austin Burt, American inventor, legislator, surveyor, and millwright Continue Reading Freemason William Austin Burt, American inventor, legislator, surveyor, and millwright

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