Chico Xavier

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Birthday
2, 1910
Birthplace
Pedro Leopoldo, Brazil
Death Date
Jun 30, 2002 (92)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
2, 1910
Birthplace
Pedro Leopoldo, Brazil
Death Date
Jun 30, 2002 (92)

About

Notable as a twentieth-century leader of the Spiritism movement, this psychic medium wrote nearly five hundred books using a channeling/ automatic writing process called "psychography."

Before Fame

He became aware of his psychic ability when he was just four years old.

Trivia

In 1930, Xavier was sued for copyright infringement by the widow of Brazilian writer Humberto de Campos for publishing a book that he said the spirit of de Campos had psychically dictated to him.

Family Life

He was born in Pedro Leopoldo, Brazil, to Catholic parents Maria Joao de Deus and Joao Candido Xavier.

Associated With

He was a practitioner of Spiritism, the spiritual tenets of which had been laid out by nineteenth-century French writer Allan Kardec.