Anton LaVey

Founding Figure

1930 – 1997

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Who was Anton LaVey?

Anton Szandor LaVey was an American author, occultist, and musician. He was the founder of the Church of Satan as well as the author of The Satanic Bible and the founder of LaVeyan Satanism, a synthesized system of his understanding of human nature and the insights of philosophers who advocated materialism and individualism, for which he claimed no supernatural or theistic inspiration.

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Born
Apr 11, 1930
Chicago
Also known as
  • LaVey, Anton
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Satanism
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • France
Profession
Education
  • Globe High School
Lived in
  • San Francisco
Died
Oct 29, 1997
San Francisco

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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