Carus, Carl Gustav

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Carus, Carl Gustav Gender: M
born on 3 January 1789 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Leipzig, Germany, 51n19, 12e20
Timezone LMT m12e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 13°46' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 01°28 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 01°19'

Carl Gustav Carus


German physiologist and painter, who played various roles during the Romantic era. A friend of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, he was a many-sided man: a doctor, a naturalist, a scientist, a psychologist, and a landscape painter. He died 28 July 1869, Dresden.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Lebenserinnerungen und Denkwürdigkeiten (Erweiterte Komplettausgabe)" by Carl Gustav Carus (Jazzybee, 2012): "Aus diesen bin ich geboren zu Leipzig, im kalten Winter 1789. am 3. Januar nachmittags 3 Uhr."

Translation: I was born in Leipzig, in the cold Winter of 1789, on 3 January in the afternoon at 3 o'clock.


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Landscape painter)
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Physiologist, naturalist)