Hallé, Francis

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Hallé, Francis Gender: M
Francis Marie Noël Hallé
born on 15 April 1938 at 18:30 (= 6:30 PM )
Place Seine Port, France, 48n33, 2e33
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 25°05' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 06°24 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 13°20'

Francis Hallé (in 2009)
photo: Pixeltoo, license cc-by-3.0


French botanist and biologist. He's a famous specialist of tropical rainforests and of tree architecture. He's mainly renowned in the world for the first "Radeau des cimes" ("Navigating the peaks") he initiated with an aerostatic balloon in 1986. He's a Professor Emeritus of the University of Montpellier.

In 2010, he and Luc Jacquet have started to collaborate for a Wild-Touch film project, La Forêt des pluies, a documentary about primary forests.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'h' pdf file, p. 15.


  • Vocation : Science : Biology (botanist)