Brown-Sequard, Charles

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Brown-Sequard, Charles Gender: M
born on 17 April 1817 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Port Louis, Mauritius, 20s10, 57e30
Timezone LMT m57e30 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Lescaut
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 26°37' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 01°00 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 25°05'

Charles Brown-Sequard


French physician and physiologist considered the founder of modern endocrinology. Earning his medical degree in 1846 in Paris, he devoted his life to experimental physiology. Brown-Sequard traveled to the U.S. for political reasons in 1852, returned to Paris in 1853 and moved to Mauritius in 1854. Renowned for his lecture course in England, he was appointed physician at the National Hospital for the paralyzed and epileptic in London. Brown-Seguard practiced at the Paris Faculty of Medicine in 1868, in New York City in 1872 and the College de France in 1878. He was best known for his experimental work on internal secretions, adrenal glands, testicular extracts and the study of sympathetic nerves and the spinal cord. He founded and edited a journal from 1858-1863.

Died on 4/01/1894, Sceaux, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Social : Begin Travel 1852 (Went to U.S.)
  • Social : Return Home 1853 (Returned to Paris)
  • Family : Change residence 1854 (Moved to Mauritius)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1858 (Science journal)

Source Notes

Lescaut quotes Choisnard for B.R.


  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Lecture courses)
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Science journal)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Founder of modern endocrinology)