Della Faille, Jean-Charles

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Della Faille, Jean-Charles Gender: M
born on 1 March 1597 (greg.) at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )
Place Antwerp, Belgium, 51n13, 4e25
Timezone LMT m4e25 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 11°23' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 16°09 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 03°12'

Jean-Charles Della Faille (by Anthony van Dyck)
photo: Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641), license cc-by-sa-2.0


Belgian Jesuit priest and mathematician of repute. He died in Barcelona, aged 55, on 4 November 1652.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Joannes Della Faille S.j: Mathematics, Modesty and Missed Opportunities" by Ad Meskens (Belgisch Historisch Instituut te Rome, 2005): "Joannes della Faille was born on 1 March 1597, at half past ten in the evening. He was the son of Jan-Karel sr., Lord of Rijmenam, and of Maria van den Wouwere. He was baptized the next day in Our Lady's Church."


  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Jesuit priest)
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics (Mathematician)