Mechanicus, Philip

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Mechanicus, Philip Gender: M
born on 17 April 1889 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Amsterdam, Netherlands, 52n22, 4e54
Timezone LMT m4e54 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 27°24' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 15°21 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 24°09'


Dutch journalist who travelled as a correspondent in the Soviet Union and to Palestine. He died in the Auschwitz concentration camp on 12 October 1944.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Dutch)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites birth certificate quoted in "Buigen onder de storm - Levensschets van Philip Mechanicus 1889-1944" by Koert Broersma (1993), p. 15: "Ruim een halfjaar later werd Philip geboren, op 17 april 1889,om 6 uur ’s ochtends, zo blijkt uit zijn geboorteakte."


  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (Correspondent)
  • Passions : Criminal Victim : Concentration camp (Auschwitz)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist