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Brazilian astrologer, essayist, lecturer, writer, and journalist (1947-2022)
Olavo de Carvalho is ...
|Sex or gender||male|
|Country of citizenship||Brazil|
|Birth name||Olavo Luiz Pimentel de Carvalho|
|Child||Heloisa de Carvalho|
|Occupation||essayist, journalist, lecturer, literary critic and astrologer|
|Notable work||The Least You Need To Know Not To Be An Idiot, The Garden of Afflictions and The Collective Imbecile|
|Awards||Santos-Dumont Merit Medal, Medalha Tiradentes, Medalha do Pacificador and Order of Rio Branco|
|Genre||critique, biography, historical non-fiction, interpretation and humour|
|Influenced by||René Guénon, Frithjof Schuon, Louis Lavelle, Xavier Zubiri, Bernard Lonergan, Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, René Girard, Viktor Frankl, Léopold Szondi and Wolfgang Smith|
|Twitter username||opropriolavo and OdeCarvalho|
|Field of work||epistemology, study of history, politics, religion and astrology|
About Olavo de Carvalho
Olavo Luiz Pimentel de Carvalho born on 29 April 1947 in Campinas. He is a citizen of Brazil. He died on 24 January 2022 in Richmond at age 74 years, 8 months.
He was a Brazilian astrologer, essayist, lecturer, writer, and journalist (1947-2022) known for his work on The Least You Need To Know Not To Be An Idiot, The Garden of Afflictions and The Collective Imbecile.
He has one child Heloisa de Carvalho.
Olavo de Carvalho has worked as an essayist, journalist, lecturer, literary critic and astrologer. He has worked in an epistemology, study of history, politics, religion and astrology. He has has won Santos-Dumont Merit Medal, Medalha Tiradentes, Medalha do Pacificador and Order of Rio Branco. He was influenced by René Guénon, Frithjof Schuon, Louis Lavelle, Xavier Zubiri, Bernard Lonergan, Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, René Girard, Viktor Frankl, Léopold Szondi and Wolfgang Smith.
He is also known as Olavo Luiz Pimentel de Carvalho.
Olavo's family announced his death on social media, on January 24, 2022, eight days after he tested positive for COVID-19. His family's statement did not specify his cause of death, but his daughter Heloísa said that it was from coronavirus. His personal doctor denied it was COVID-19 and stated officially that his death was caused by respiratory stress associated with emphysema, heart failure, bacterial pneumonia, and a generalised infection. Olavo was known for his vaccine hesitancy and often questioned the severity of COVID-19 pandemic, spreading COVID-19 misinformation on his social media. According to his family, he died at a hospital outside of Richmond, Virginia. He is buried at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Petersburg, Virginia.
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