Lefebure, Francis (1916-)

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Lefebure, Francis (1916-)

Physician, experimenter, and writer on parapsychological subjects. Born September 17, 1916, in Paris, France, he studied at the Paris Medical School at the University of Paris (M.D.). During World War II, he was a physician in the French Army (1939-44) and after the war worked as the school physician (1944-59). He subsequently was director of "cervoscopy" (his own technique of brain exploration) at Dynam Institut, Paris.

Lefebure joined the Association Francais d'Etudes Métapsychiques in Paris. He experimented successfully with projecting his "psychic double" at a distance to individuals who had no prior knowledge of the attempt. This conscious projection of a "double" is what is elsewhere termed out-of-the-body travel. He authored several books and contributed articles on clairvoyance and occultism to the magazine Initiation et Science.


Lefebure, Francis. Expériences initiatiques. 3 vols. N.p., 1954, 1956, 1959.

. Les Homologies; architecture cosmique ou, La Lumière secrète de l'Asie devant la science modern (Homologies; or, The Secret Light of Asia in Relation to Modern Science). Paris: Editions Aryana, 1950.

Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology. New York: Helix Press, 1964.

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