Burggraeve, Adolphe

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Burggraeve, Adolphe Gender: M
born on 8 October 1806 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Gand, Belgium, 51n03, 3e43
Timezone LMT m3e43 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 14°53' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 02°07 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 03°50'

Adolphe Burggraeve
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Belgian surgeon and professor of medicine at the University of Ghent, who was the inventor of dosimetric medicine, which was a great success at the end of the nineteenth century.

He was also responsible for the design and promotion of a working-class model aimed at improving the housing conditions of the workers in his city.

He died in Ghent on 10 January 1902, aged 95.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)


Source Notes

GraZia Bordoni's Science file quotes Gauquelin.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 95)
  • Vocation : Medical : Surgeon
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Inventor of dosimetric medicine)