Pirogov, Nikolay

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Pirogov, Nikolay Gender: M
born on 13 November 1810 Jul.Cal. (25 Nov 1810 greg.) at 05:03 (= 05:03 AM )
Place Moscow, Russian Federation, 55n45, 37e35
Timezone LMT m37e35 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Globa
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 02°13' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 10°05 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 02°33'

Nikolay Pirogov


Prominent Russian and Ukrainian scientist, doctor, pedagogue, public figure, and corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1847). He is considered to be the founder of field surgery, and was one of the first surgeons in Europe to use ether as an anaesthetic. He was the first surgeon to use anaesthesia in a field operation (1847), invented various kinds of surgical operations, and developed his own technique of using plaster casts to treat fractured bones. He is one of the most widely recognized Russian physicians.

He died 23 November 1881 OS.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Starkman quotes Pavel Globa, quoting the diary of Pirogov's father: "was born at night". Pavel rectified it to 5.02 LMT.



  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Science : Biology
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (use of ether)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (surgery)