Amsler, Jean

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Amsler, Jean Gender: M
Jean Marcel Amsler
born on 5 February 1914 at 14:45 (= 2:45 PM )
Place Beaune, France, 47n02, 4e50
Timezone WET h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 15°59' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 10°43 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 23°54'

Jean Amsler
photo: Sultanterraxar, license cc-by-sa-4.0


French university professor of the German language, specializing in the translation of the works of novelist Günter Grass. A graduate in oriental languages, he was an avid traveller, and also translated the works of Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Wilhem et Jacob Grimm, Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, Rolf Hochhuth and Hans Albert. He died in Paris on 29 January 2005 at age 90.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)



Source Notes

Civil birth registry entry in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file. (Côte-d'Or archives, no. 13).


  • Family : Childhood : Family traumatic event (His father committed suicide in 1928)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 90)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Linguist (German)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Municipal councillor of Troyes, 1959-1965)
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
  • Vocation : Writers : Translator