Allan Kardec, French author, translator, educator and founder of modern Spiritism (d. 1869) was born on October 3, 1804.

Allan Kardec is the pen name of the French educator, translator, and author Hippolyte Léon Denizard Rivail. He is the author of the five books known as the Spiritist Codification, and the founder of Spiritism.

Allan Kardec, French author, translator, educator and founder of modern Spiritism (d. 1869) was born on October 3, 1804.

October 3, 1804

Allan Kardec, French author, translator, educator and founder of modern Spiritism (d. 1869) was born on October 3, 1804.

Allan Kardec is the pen name of the French educator, translator, and author Hippolyte Léon Denizard Rivail. He is the author of the five books known as the Spiritist Codification, and the founder of Spiritism.