Chevalier d'Eon

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Chevalier d'Eon aka Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d'Éon de Beaumont aka Charles d'Eon de Beaumont aka French transvestite Spy Mlle D'Eon aka Lea de Beaumont aka Charlotte Eon aka Charlotte Genevieve Louise Auguste aka “Mr. Femality”


France 1728 – 1810

Comments: the London Stock Exchange took bets on his true sex; master swordsman; was male at death; owned a copy of the Zohar; French secret agent;


Teachers: Monsieur de Sauvigny, French Finance administrator; La Maupin aka Julie d'Aubigny, 1673–1707; Moses de Leon; Moses ben Jacob Cordovero; Shimon bar Yochai; Emanuel Swedenborg;


Students: Anne-Marie Mercier-Faivre; Oscar Wilde; George Cecil Ives; Edward Carpenter; Havelock Ellis; Tou Ubukata, Manga artist;


Friends: Louis François Carlet de la Rozière; King Louis XV; Empress Elizabeth of Russia; the Chevalier Douglas aka Alexandre-Pierre de Mackensie-Douglas; Baron de Kildin; La Fortelle, his wife; England Empress Sophia-Charlotte; William Blake, neighbor; Czarina Elizabeth; Brother Jerome de Lalande; Ambassador Louis de Cardevac, the Marquis d'Havrincourt; Baron Gustaf Adam von Nolcken , 1733-1813; Louis Auguste Le Tonnelier de Breteuil; Brother François Hippolite Barthelemon; Thomas Erskine, 6th Earl of Kelly, Grand Master of the Ancient Masons (from 1760 - 1766) & Grand Lodge of Scotland (1763 - 1765);


Enemies: Pierre de Beaumarchais, author of The Barber of Seville (1775), a tough negotiator, not enemy per se; Voltaire ; King Louis XVI; Maria-Antoinette; King George III of England;


Author: Lettres, mémoires et négociations particulières du chevalier d'Éon, 1764; Les loisirs du Chevalier d'Éon, 13 volumes, 1774; La Vie Militaire,politique, et privée de Mademoiselle d'Éon;


Organizations: the Secret du Roi aka French Secret Service; the Order of Saint-Louis, 1763; Freemasonry; organized the French or Écossais “L’Immortalité de l’Ordre” Lodge in London, June 16, 1766; The French Dragoons; L’Immortalité de l’Ordre Lodge”, 1768; inspired the Beaumont Society;



Resources: http://theinternut.net/tghistory2.html ; http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/deon.htm; Emanuel Swedenborg, Secret Agent on Earth and in Heaven: Jacobites, Jews, and Freemasons in Early Modern Sweden, by Marsha Keith Schuchard, 2012; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chevalier_d%27Eon; http://www.beaumontsociety.org.uk/;