Bertaux, Pierre

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Bertaux, Pierre Gender: M
Félix Pierre Bertaux
born on 8 October 1907 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Lyon, France, 45n45, 4e51
Timezone LST m2e2015 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 14°10' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 28°59 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 12°54'


French Resistant and Germanist. While holding administrative positions, he also wrote on Friedrich Hölderlin. He participated in the French resistance (in Toulouse where he instaured Charles De Gaulle's authority during the liberation of France) and was, after the war, a high-ranking French police officer.

In 1968 he founded an Institute for Germanistics at the New Sorbonne in Asnières. In 1970 he received the Goethe-Medaille, and in 1975 the Heinrich-Heine-Preis of the city of Düsseldorf.

He died on 14 August 1986 in Saint-Cloud, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'politique a-f' pdf file, p. 134.


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Linguist (Germanist)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service