Jal, Augustin

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Jal, Augustin Gender: M
born on 12 April 1795 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Lyon, France, 45n45, 4e51
Timezone LMT m4e51 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 22°43' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 24°29 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 04°24'


French author who wrote on maritime archaeology, history and art.

He was educated at the naval school in Brest, and led a company of the cadets in the defense of Paris during the Hundred Days (1815). His first literary work was done on Le Fureteur, Le Miroir, and Le Pandore, liberal journals. Afterwards he became well known as an art critic. In 1831 he received official charge of the marine archives.

He died on 1 April 1873 in Vernon, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'marins h-z' pdf file, p. 14.


  • Vocation : Art : Art critic
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Maritime archaeology, history and art)