Rudolf Steiner was born in February 1861 and he was an Austrian occultist, social reformer, esotericist and architect .
As a literary critic, Rudolf Steiner gained recognition at the end of the 19th century. He published the Philosophy of Freedom and at the onset of 4he 20th century, he set up an esoteric spiritual movement.
t is said that the teachings of Rudolf Steiner have been described as similar as Christian Gnosticism. Rudolf Steiner made an attempt to find a synthesis between science and spirituality and philosophical work focused on spiritual science.
At the beginning of 1997, Rudolf Steiner began working on drama, dance and architecture and through that, the Goetheanum was built.
The father of Rudolf Steiner was Johann Steiner and he lived between 1829 and 1910. The mother of Rudolf Steiner was Franzieska Bile.
Rudolf Steiner enrolled at the Village School. However, due to a misunderstanding between his father and the school master, he stopped school and was taught at home.
He also got educated at the Vienna Institute of Technology and he read courses on Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology as well as mineralogy.
Rudolf Steiner Cause of Death
One Dietrich Eckart, attacked Rudolf Steiner with the claim that he was a Jew. Subsequently, Adolf Hitler also attacked Rudolf Steiner in 1921.
Rudolf Steiner started becoming frail and sick in 1923 but still made time to lecture and event travel.
He held his last lecture in late September 1924 but died at Dornach on March 30, 1925. He died from highly unusual natural causes related to the shattering of his etheric body.
Rudolf Steiner worked as a private tutor. He lectured on history for the Berlin Arbeiterbildungsschule. He was the brain behind the 1907 essay on The Education of the Child.
In that book, he discussed the major phases of child development. He was invited to lecture by Emil Molt to his workers in 1919.
When Rudolf Steiner was alive, schools in Hamburg, Essen, The Hague and London were set up based on his educational principles. All over the world, there are more than 1000 Waldorf schools.