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Teachers: Franz Anton [[Mesmer]]; [[Ben Franklin]]
 
Teachers: Franz Anton [[Mesmer]]; [[Ben Franklin]]
  
Students: [[Eliphas Levi]]; [[Papus]] ; The [[Comte de Mellet]] (associated Tarot's 21 trumps and the fool with the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet in  1781);  "[[Etteilla]]" AKA Jean-Baptiste Alliette; [[Paul Foster Case]]; , Monsieur l'abbe Rive; Madam la C. d'H. AKA  Madam Helvetius, widow of Claude-Adrien Helvetius the encyclopaedist;  
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Students: [[Eliphas Levi]]; [[Papus]] ; The [[Comte de Mellet]] (associated Tarot's 21 trumps and the fool with the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet in  1781);  "[[Etteilla]]" AKA Jean-Baptiste Alliette; [[Paul Foster Case]]; , Monsieur l'abbe Rive; Madam la C. d'H. AKA  Madam Helvetius, widow of Claude-Adrien Helvetius the encyclopaedist; [[E. A. Wallis Budge]]
  
 
Friends:  Louis XVI;  
 
Friends:  Louis XVI;  

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Antoine Court de Gébelin AKA Antoine Court

France 1719 – 1784

Teachers: Franz Anton Mesmer; Ben Franklin

Students: Eliphas Levi; Papus ; The Comte de Mellet (associated Tarot's 21 trumps and the fool with the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet in 1781); "Etteilla" AKA Jean-Baptiste Alliette; Paul Foster Case; , Monsieur l'abbe Rive; Madam la C. d'H. AKA Madam Helvetius, widow of Claude-Adrien Helvetius the encyclopaedist; E. A. Wallis Budge

Friends: Louis XVI;

Organizations: Freemasonry; president of the Société Apollonienne, AKA the Musée de Paris;

Author: Histoire naturelle de la parole, ou Précis de l'Origine du Langage & de la Grammaire Universelle ("Natural History of Speech, or a Treatise on the Origins of Language and of Universal Grammar"), 1776; Le Monde primitif, analysé et comparé avec le monde moderne ("The Primeval World, Analyzed and Compared to the Modern World"), volume viii, 1781 contains the 1st modern view of the Tarot; associated Gypsy Tarot with secrets of the Egyptians; its name is composed of two Oriental words, Tar and Rha, Rho, which means "royal road"."

Comments: Tarot; Mesmerism, dies in a Mesmer electric / magnetic bath; Huguenot in Catholic France; supporter of the American Revolution; Freemason, lodge Les Amis Réunis, in 1771, and the lodge Les Neuf Sœurs with Franklin and Voltaire; dictionaries of etymology, a universal grammar, the origins of language; hypothesized about Egyptian religion before any translations were available, the Rosetta stone was not translated by Jean-François Champollion until 1822;

Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antoine_Court_de_Gebelin; http://www.villarevak.org/bio/gebelin_1.html; http://autorbis.net/antoine-court-de-gebelin