France could have all the socialism its capitalistic economy could support. Francois Mitterrand
Who is Macron? A man who presented himself as an anti-system outsider, but was in power for the past five years as Hollande’s special adviser and then minister of the economy without counting he worked as investment banker at a highly-paid position at Rothschild & Cie Banque; a man supported by the mainstream media, to the point of blatant partiality but being quite vague in general about his policies positions; a man mistrust as the final emissary of world financial powers but lauded as the only savior from the rising nationalism and anti-europeism; a man impersonating the fatal and romantic love for his spouse and suspected to have contracted a lavender marriage. Nobody really knows but of course it’s not so important like being able to be everything the majority of french people judges at this juncture as a suitable président de la république. And so it was.
There is something uncertain and enigmatic also in his geniture. The ascendent and the other angles are all in the very end of signs. That makes the outcome very sensitive to the accuracy of the time of his birth, since if he was born only few minutes later the pivots would shift to the following signs.
The horoscope is in Capricorn in the terms of Mars. The stars Markab and Shaula, both of nature of Mercury and Mars, are rising. The Moon in Taurus is void of course and moving away from Mars. The Moon is also in square with Saturn in the zodiac and in trine with him in mundo. Therefore the Lords of Temperament are Mars and Saturn. Macron is melancholic and choleric. Both Mars and Saturn are oriental, in angular house, the seventh and retrograde. Their presence in an angle opposite to the ascendent angle is not good for his health. In particular Mars, which is out-of-sect and receives his debility from the Moon which is in Libra. Mars is by nature dry and hot and since he is retrograde is very hot leaning him a hot deceases as ulcerations, rashes and sores.
Mercury in Sagittarius in the terms of Saturn is in opposition to Jupiter in Cancer and he receives Saturn in Virgo by trine. Since we have already seen that Moon has familiarity with Saturn, the Lords of the Soul are Saturn and Jupiter. Saturn and Jupiter are in sextile both in the zodiac and in mundo. Also Jupiter is exalted in Cancer. Ptolemy says:
Saturn, allied with Jupiter in the way described, again in dignified positions, makes his subjects good, respectful to elders, sedate, noble-minded, helpful, critical, fond of possessions, magnanimous, generous, of good intentions, lovers of their friends, gentle, wise, patient, philosophical.
Since both Saturn and Jupiter are retrograde they give some disproportion to the qualities of the soul previously stated. He will be sometimes to rigid and harsh sometimes too lavish and presumptuous.
Mars is oriental but retrograde so he is unfit as lord of activity. Venus is oriental but sub radii. Mercury is in conjunction with the Sun but retrograde. No planet has familiarity with the MC. There is no proper planet to be taken as the significator of activity. But since Mercury generally is not effected by the vicinity to the Sun as the other planets we can take him as significator of activity.
Mercury receives Saturn by trine. This aspect is a sign of is past activity as investment banker.
The Anonymous says:
It makes the natives reflexive and perspicacious, their reasoning is firm and they are secure. Their activities are related to reasoning, letters, numbers, and trading from which they earns what is enough for their lives.
and Valens adds
Saturn in trine to Mercury, especially in its triangles, makes the administrators of kings, superintendents and prosecutors, who are responsible for navigation or administrative affairs and similar assignments. They are born perspicacious, cunning men.
Jupiter is in opposition to Mercury. This is a pulsatio naturae since Mercury is applying to Jupiter from the Jupiter domicile. But Mercury is in his exile in Sagittarius and also retrograde and combust so he is weak. Moreover Jupiter is exalted in Cancer but retrograde and so he is not really able to receive the gift from Mercury. This aspect is related to his political career since Jupiter is significator of authority and leadership.
But the Anonymous warns:
It is harmful to those who deal with writings and accounts: it means the insurrection and the anger of people or the denigration to the superiors dictated by envy, the death of the brothers and accusations and quarrels between relatives.
As we have seen from a previous article (French Presidential Election: part 1) Macron is among the other candidate the less dignified according to the doctrine of Ptolemy. Therefore we can judge that that doctrine in not entirely correct or, more probably, complete in detecting the rank of a geniture. Macron was already a very successful man and now, as president of France, is rank is definitely at the top. Despite this there is something out of place in his geniture for a star of first magnitude since most of the planets in Macron’s geniture are retrograde or under the rays and the luminaries are not angular. But Macron has actually a very fist magnitude star preeminent in his nativity: Regulus. Saturn which is the Lord of the Horoscope is angular with the star Regulus.
According to Ptolemy:
For men it is necessary to observe the position of the moon in their genitures. For, in the first place, if she chances to be in the eastern quadrants, she makes men marry young or marry women younger than themselves; but if she is in the western quadrants they marry late or marry older women. And if she is under the rays of the sun and in aspect with Saturn, they do not marry at all.
The doctrine of Ptolemy should be understood regarding both the mundane quadrants and the quadrants relative to the Sun. The Moon is in the occidental quadrant regarding her mundane position as the Moon is between the subterranean pivot and the horoscope. Also the Moon is in the occidental quadrant relative to the Sun as the Moon is between the first quarter and the Full Moon.
Vettius Valens says:
Venus trine with Saturn makes men severe, humorless, supercilious, rough in love and promiscuous, yet lying with base-born or elderly women, or with prostitutes
All those who have Venus in conjunction with Saturn, as a houseruler of Saturn, or in superior aspect with Saturn, and who have Jupiter in aspect with both, are united with prominent or elderly women.
In the Solar Revolution previous the his victory we see the star Regolus exactly at the horoscope of revolution with Saturn of nativity. The Moon is translating the light of Saturn to the Sun. Mars is at the occident.
In the mundane directions the directed Sun and Mercury are with Nike, the Lot of Victory. The directed Moon is in opposition to Saturn of nativity. The directed Jupiter to the Sun and Mercury of nativity. The directed Mars to the Sun and Mercury of nativity.
With the aid of the astrolabe we see more clearly that the Moon reaches by direction the opposition to Saturn and Regulus of nativity.