Charcot, Jean-Baptiste

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Charcot, Jean-Baptiste Gender: M
Jean-Baptiste Étienne Auguste Charcot
born on 15 July 1867 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Neuilly sur Seine, France, 48n53, 2e16
Timezone LMT m2e16 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 22°23' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 06°50 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 24°45'

Jean-Baptiste Charcot


French scientist, medical doctor and polar scientist. His father was the neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot.

Jean-Baptiste Charcot was appointed leader of the French Antarctic Expedition with the ship Français exploring the west coast of Graham Landfrom 1904 until 1907. The expedition reached Adelaide Island in 1905 and took pictures of the Palmer Archipelago and Loubet Coast. From 1908 until 1910, another expedition followed with the ship Pourquoi-Pas, exploring the Bellingshausen Sea and the Amundsen Sea and discovering Loubet Land,Marguerite Bay and Charcot Island, which was named after his father, Jean-Martin Charcot.

Later on, Jean-Baptiste Charcot explored Rockall in 1921 and EasternGreenland and Svalbard from 1925 until 1936. He died when the Pourquoi-Pas was wrecked in a storm off the coast of Iceland on 16 September 1936.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Relationship : Marriage 23 January 1907 (Élisabeth Marcelle Marguerite "Meg" Cléry)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Gauquelin vol 2

On 26 Dec 2016, Sy Scholfield forwarded birth certificate n°247 from the online Hauts-de-Seine departmental archives, image 67/131: "dix heures du matin" (ten o'clock in the morning).


  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Science : Biology
  • Vocation : Travel : Explorer
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (discovering Charcot Island)