Mundane Horoscope of Uruguay:
Declaration of Independence


Neptune = 010
Saturn = 030
Venus = 110
Jupiter = 111
Uranus = 111
Sun = 151
Mercury = 202
Mars = 211
Pluto = 312
Moon = 320

Node = Transcendental (120)

     Uruguay: Declaration of Independence

Primary Transcendental Neptune, Secondary Transcendental Saturn

Aug 25, 1825
19.41.00 PM LMT (+00)
Montevideo (Piedra Alta), UR
56W11'00"; 34S53'00"
Asc: 29Pi19; Mc: 29Sa15

Source: Uruguayan astrologer Boris Cristoff was kind enough to provide me with the following information 1 :

"The date I propose is taken from the historic document "Actas de la sala de representantes de la Provincia Oriental," of 1825, which is available in the library of El Palacio Legislativo, in Montevideo. This unique document states that the session began at 19h00. A specific agenda was followed, and certain decisions were reached. I slowly read through the decision-making process; and my chronometer indicated around that the entire session took about 20 minutes. I then added another 15 minutes for voting, a small time because this merely involved questions of order; the big moment would be forthcoming the Declaration of Independence.

"My rectificaction, based on a parallelism between symbols and historical facts and based upon my PROLUNA method, added only an addition six minutes to the proposed time.

"The natal chart indicates Sun in Virgo, Ascendant in Aries 2 , Jupiter in Leo, Moon in Aquarius. Uruguay shares certain similarities with Switzerland; all the republics of Central America; and with Greece; in that all seem to exhibit a complex of typical Virgo traits: the modesty of their people, the small portion of their territory, the obvious materialism and intellectualism. The image of a large planet which once existed between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, and which was reduced, after exploding, to a series of small asteroids, fits as a symbol of the once large Federation of Central America (independent on 15 September), which is now a bunch of six or seven small republics, all of them celebrating that September 15th independence. Indeed, it seems that Ceres is their regent.

"In the past, Uruguay had twice the size of its territory, but resigned half to Brazil, because it preferred having small but secure frontiers. Switzerland also has had a very similar and important role in Europe: always neutral and always free of war compromises. Greece always had cities, never a kingdom or an empire. These atomizations describe perfectly well such 'Virgo nations'.

"Uruguay is said to be the "Switzerland of the Americas" not by chance, but because of its social successes: In 1909 it was the first nation of the world to offer free education and diplomas, and state pensions (this has continued to the present day). All the American presidents visited Montevideo twice, and it is the capital of MERCOSUR. It has only three million people -- and seven million sheep and four million cows. It has a huge medical organization (and an abundance of bureaucrats).

"Uruguay was fortunate enough to have a full eighty-eight years of democracy without any dictatorships in the 20th century; a notable history in relation to all the other American republics. For the in , Uruguay's Aries Ascendant is very fitting indeed, because its people are called the fearless 'charruas': the name of the main tribe before the Spanish conquest. Its independence began with 33 brave natives who obtained their goal. Uruguay won the world football championship four times, a large percentage given its small amount of people. In 1972, in the Andes Saga, when a plane with rugby players crushed, they were the first to survive in such rough mountainous conditions, during a period that lasted almost three months (see the Spielberg and Disney film)."

In "The Book of World Horoscopes," Nick Campion features a noontime chart for the same date, and adds: "However, the country was not free until after a revolutionary war in which it was supported by Argentina. The country's independence and sovereignty was formally recognized by a treaty between Argentina and Brazil on 27 August 1828, and this date could also be reasonably taken as the basis for an additional national chart." Campion, "The Book of World Horoscopes" (Second Edition), p. 428.


1. Boris Cristoff, private correspondence, 26 Jan. 2001.

2.Cristoff adds: "The Ascendant is in Aries, because this sign occupies most of the first house. We could consider the ascendant of Uruguay as Pisces-Aries, a combination of both, but with a predominance of Aries. Note that the last degree of a sign is the 29th degree; 30 doesn't exist, because it is the zero degree of the next sign (just as 24h00 doesn't exist; instead we say '0h00')."

Other Uruguay horoscopes:

Uruguay: Declaration of Independence
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: G-Sector Chart
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Astrocartography (large)
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Astrocartography: Africa
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Astrocartography: North America
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Astrocartography: South America
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Ebertin's Life Diagram Progressed (2001-2031)
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Asteroids
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Dispositor
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Progressed 2001
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Solar Return 2001
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Fixed-Stars Chart
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Graphic Ephemeris (1825-1875)
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Graphic Ephemeris (1875-1925)
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Graphic Ephemeris (1925-1975)
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Graphic Ephemeris (1975-2025)
Uruguay: Declaration of Independence: Koch



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