American Louisiana Voodoo|voodoo practitioner
Marie Laveau Rank
Marie Laveau Rank
About Marie Laveau
Marie Laveau, also known as the “Voodoo Queen”, was a famed American 19th century voodoo priestess and occultist regarded as the most powerful and eminent of all the voodoo queens from New Orleans.
She was the daughter of the Charles LaVeau, who was a onetime Mayor of New Orleans. In 1819, she got married to Jacques Paris. After Jacques disappeared mysteriously and was presumed dead, she got married to Christophe Dominick Duminy de Glapion and mothered seven children with him, including Marie LaVeau II, who also became a famed voodoo practitioner and succeeded her.
After her death on June 15, 1881, a number of people claimed they saw her walking on the streets of New Orleans.
According to local lore, the tomb where she was buried has the power to grant wishes.
In 2013, her tomb was vandalized. The authorities never identified the culprit(s).
Marie Laveau's Popularity
Marie Laveau was a famous American Louisiana Voodoo|voodoo practitioner, who was born on September 10, 1801. As a person born on this date, Marie Laveau is listed in our database as the 23rd most popular celebrity for the day (September 10) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1801).
People born on September 10 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Marie Laveau is the 854th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Marie Laveau's birthday, Marie Laveau is the 5857th most famous American and ranks 38th in famous people born in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
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