Beneden, Pierre-Joseph van

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Beneden, Pierre-Joseph van Gender: M
born on 19 December 1809 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Malines, Belgium, 51n02, 4e28
Timezone LMT m4e28 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 27°38' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 05°20 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 26°49'

Pierre-Joseph van Beneden


Belgian zoologist and paleontologist who specialised in the field of parasitology, being known for his comprehensive studies on the development, transformation, and life-histories of parasitic worms. He established one of the world's first marine laboratories and aquariums in 1843. He introduced the term mutualism in 1876.

He was the father of biologist Edouard van Beneden (1846–1910). Pierre-Joseph van Beneden died in Louvain, Belgium, on 8 January 1894, aged 84.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

GraZia Bordoni's Science file quotes Gauquelin.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Zoologist and paleontologist)