Roche, Pierre (1822)

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Roche, Pierre (1822) Gender: M
born on 23 November 1822 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Turenne, France, 45n0315, 1e3457
Timezone LMT m1e3457 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 00°44' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 19°30 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 05°26'


French photographer by day and inspector of the moral police by night. He was known as 'Coutelat du Roché' and nicknamed 'René Bérenger le Père-la-Pudeur' (René Bérenger, the father of modesty).

He was portrayed in the 1886 oil painting, "Le quadrille de la chaise Louis XIII à l'Elysée Montmartre," by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The painting depicts him inspecting can-can dancers at a cabaret, watching for any behaviour deemed to cross the limits of decency.

He died in Paris at 4 a.m. on 22 January 1897.


  • Death, Cause unspecified 22 January 1897 at 04:00 AM in Paris (Age 74)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites birth data from registry ("Turenne, Corrèze/acte non numéroté") quoted in "Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec ou les labyrinthes du Temps: Art et géométrie temporelle" by Gérard and Julie Conton (Mémoires du Monde, 2015), p. 404; death data on same page ("Paris XIeme/acte n°249").


  • Vocation : Art : Photography
  • Vocation : Law : Police (Inspector of the moral police)