Donders, Frans

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Frans Donders
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Donders, Frans Gender: M
Donders, Frans Cornelis
born on 27 May 1818 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Tilburg, Netherlands, 51n34, 5e05
Timezone LMT m5e05 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 05°19' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 08°50 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 18°35'


Dutch ophthalmologist; inventor of a type of instrument still in use and co-founder of the archive for ophthalmology in 1857. He was the author of text works.

Donders died 3/24/1889, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Begin Major Project 1857 (Co-founder of archive for ophthalmology)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 24 March 1889 at 12:00 noon in Utrecht, Netherlands (Age 70)
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Source Notes

Gauquelin Vol 2/2494


  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Ophthalmology)
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician (Ophthalmology)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Invented ophthalmological instrument)