Colbert, Jean-Baptiste

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Colbert, Jean-Baptiste Gender: M
born on 29 August 1619 (greg.) at 07:00:32 (= 07:00:32 AM )
Place Reims, France, 49n15, 4e02
Timezone LMT m4e02 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Blackwell
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 05°25' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 25°39 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 24°21'

Jean-Baptiste Colbert


French government employee, a cabinet minister to King Louis XIV. He was Superintendent of buildings and of Commerce in 1664, Comptroller General of Finance 1665 and Secretary of the Navy and Secretary of State1669. When he created the French Academy of Science in 1666, he excluded astrology from the curriculum.

Colbert died 9/06/1683, Paris.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Work : Start Business 1666 (Created the French Academy of Science)
  • Social : End a program of study 1666 (Excluded astrology from curriculum)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 6 September 1683 (greg.) (Age 63)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Arthur Blackwell quotes Roscoe Hope, from Colbert's dad's diary


  • Vocation : Business : Economist
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Cabinet Minister, Secretary of State)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Founder of the French Academy of Science)