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Salvador Dalí believed he was the reincarnation of his dead older brother.

 

Salvador Dalí believed he was the reincarnation of his dead older brother.


Dalí’s older brother was born almost three years before him and was also named Salvador Dalí.

Just 9 months before Dalí was born, on August 1, 1903, Dalí’s older brother died of a stomach problem.

Dali’s parents took his birth so soon after the death of their first child to be a sign and believed that Dalí was his reincarnation.

When Dalí was 5, they took him to his older brother’s grave and shared their belief in reincarnation with him, something that he too came to believe.

Dali’s mother gave birth to her first son in 1901, a child that she named Salvador and who died of gastroenteritis at 22 months old. Nine months after the child’s death, the Salvador we know was born, and took his dead brother’s name. Dali was told by his parents at the age of five that he was the reincarnation of his brother, a belief he carried into his adult life.

alvador Dali, Surrealist master and the quite possibly the most eccentric gentleman in history, would be celebrating his 112th birthday today. Salvador Dali’s art is famed for its ground-breaking insight into the subconscious, a close relationship with Freudian psychoanalysis and examination into the madness of the human soul. Dali’s surreal exploits didn’t stop at his art; his existence


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