Bessemans, Joseph

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Bessemans, Joseph Gender: M
Bessemans, Joseph Francois Antoine Albert
born on 16 February 1888 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Sint Truiden, Belgium, 50n48, 5e12
Timezone BMT m4e2230 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 27°00' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 14°38 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 09°02'


French physician and parapsychologist. A medical doctor in 1912, he became Principal Health Inspector for the government of Belgium in 1922, Professor for the Ghent School of Medicine in 1924 and Professor at the School of Criminology in 1926. He was awarded many prizes and honorary degrees.

Interested in all branches of parapsychology since 1913, he investigated clairvoyance, water-divining, psychometry and fakirism in an effort to report an authentic case of paranormal phenomena to no avail. He contributed more than 500 papers and articles to scientific journals.


  • Work : New Career 1922 (Principal Health Inspector)
  • Work : New Career 1924 (Professor for Ghent School of Medicine)
  • Work : New Career 1926 (Professor at School of Criminology)

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher (5:00 AM Brussels time)


  • Vocation : Art : Photography (Pro)
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher (Occult phenomena)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of Criminology)
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Parapsychology (Investigator)
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee (Health Inspector of Belgium)
  • Vocation : Writers : Magazine/ newsletter
  • Notable : Awards : Pulitzer prize (Photography)