Pluto square natal Mars in Mundane Astrology

This article investigates the effects of transiting Pluto squaring natal Mars in mundane charts, from a historical perspective. Based on this experience, I will present at the end of this article some possible flow of events in the case of Palestine, Ukraine, and Estonia, as for the next years these countries will be affected by a Pluto square natal Mars influence.

In natal astrology, this transit’s influence us: “This is an especially potent transit, and, in some circumstances, it can be quite harmful if mishandled. Positively, you will probably have more energy and ambition than usual now. You have the capability to achieve a great deal through single-minded effort and determination. Quite possibly, you may push yourself to the limit or to the point of physical, mental and emotional exhaustion now. Less positively, there can be power struggles with others involving issues of dominance and subservience. Arguments can be emotionally intense now. In extreme circumstances, there can be exposed to physical danger or cruelty; thus, it is advisable to avoid contact with destructive people and to stay out of tough neighborhoods.”

Pluto square Mars * Events

USA – Pluto square natal Mars in 1967-1968
Events: Vietnam war with huge casualties, assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., on April 4, 1968, and Robert F. Kennedy on June 5, 1968.
USA: July 4, 1776, 5:10 pm LMT, Philadelphia, PA

North Vietnam – Pluto square natal Mars during 1968-1970
Events: major clashes between the North Vietnamese and Vietcong troops on one side and South Vietnamese and U.S. troops on April 4, 1968, and Robert F. Kennedy on June 5, 1968.

In the previous two examples, U.S. Mars is in opposition with North Vietnam’s Mars, and during the Vietnam War transiting Pluto was in the square with this axis, with both Mars, activating this terrible conflict.

Germany – Pluto square natal Mars during late 1917 and 1918 Event WW I – the

Event: World War I –  the second half, Germany losing ground on all battlefields.

Romania – Pluto square natal Mars in 1916-1917
Event: in August 1916 Romania attacked the Austro-Hungarian Empire, but after initial successes, in December the same year, the German army occupied two-thirds of the Romanian territory, forcing the authorities to fled in Moldavia, representing the most critical period of the Romanian state’s existence. When the transit’s influence passed, Romania stroke back, recovering its territory.  Romania: February 5, 1859, 2:41:15 pm LMT, Bucharest, Romania

In the previous two examples, Germany’s Mars is in opposition with Romania’s Mars, and during the World War, I transiting Pluto was in the square with this axis, with both Mars, activating the conflict.

Islam – Pluto square natal Mars in 2003-2004
Event Iraq ar – US and allies attacked and occupied Iraq, facing fierce resistance from the local populationIslam: July 15, 622, 10:19:14 pm LMT, Medina, Saudi Arabia

Egypt – Pluto square natal Mars in 1973
Event: Egyptian and Syrian, backed by other Arab allies attacked Israel on Yom Kippur day, which turned out difficult for the attackersEgypt: June 18, 1953, 11:30 pm GMT, Cairo, Egypt

Israel – Pluto square natal Mars on November 4, 1995
Event: Israeli Prime Minister Yitschak Rabin was assassinated by a right-wing Israeli opponent of peace processIsrael: May 14, 1948, 4:37 pm EET, Tel Aviv, Israel

Sweden – Pluto square natal Mars on September 18, 1961
Event: the death of Dag Hammarskjold, diplomat, United Nations general secretary, in a plane crash while on a peace mission to Congo, possibly murder.Sweden Constitution: December 7, 1865, 3:20 pm LMT, Stockholm, Sweden

China – Pluto square natal Mars in June 1989
Event: Tien-an-Men Square Massacre – hundreds of protesters were killed, many other wounded and arrested following massive street demonstrationsChina: October 1, 1949, 3:01:36 pm CCT, Beijing, China

United Kingdom – Pluto square natal Mars in late 1945 – 1947
Event: postwar period, breakdown of the previous world superpower status, India gained its independence from the UK in August 1947.    UK: January 1, 1801, 12:01 am GMT, London, England

Japan – Pluto square natal Mars in 1908-1910
Event: the rise of the nationalist pride in Japan, the annexation of Korea  Japan – Meiji Constitution: February 11, 1889, 12 pm LMT, Tokyo, Japan

Northern Ireland – Pluto square natal Mars in 1994
Event: just as the effect of Pluto-Mars square faded away for a while in August-September 1994, the Irish Republican Army announced ceasefireNorthern Ireland: December 7, 1922, 3:28 pm GMT, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Palestine – Pluto square natal Mars in the spring of 2008 and then throughout the year 2009
Prediction: during the aspect’s influence the ongoing Arab-Israeli conflict will rise to a whole new level, afterward, the war will come to an end and a peaceful solution will be found.Palestine Independence Proclamation: November 15, 1988, 1:40 am EET, Jerusalem, Israel

Ukraine – Pluto square natal Mars during December 2005 – December 2006 
Prediction: as Pluto, ruler of the 10th house, transits the 12th house and squares natal Mars this is likely to refer to a critical,

the violent situation that will involve the entire country, large masses of people, due to political reasons.         Ukraine: August 24, 1991, 5:31 pm BGT, Kiev, Ukraine



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