Scaliger, Joseph Justus

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Scaliger, Joseph Justus Gender: M
born on 5 August 1540 Jul.Cal. (15 Aug 1540 greg.) at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Agen, France, 44n12, 0e37
Timezone LMT m0e37 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 21°48' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 27°28 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 15°43'

Joseph Justus Scaliger


Dutch religious leader and scholar, known for expanding the notion of classical history from Greek and ancient Roman history to include Persian, Babylonian, Jewish and ancient Egyptian history. He died, January 21, 1609, in Leiden.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Autobiography of Joseph Scaliger" (1927), p. 29: "I was born at Agen, in Guienne, in the year 1540, on the fourth of August, fourteen hours after noon: so that my birthday is reckoned the fifth of August."


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian (Classical scholar)
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western