Charpy, Georges

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Charpy, Georges Gender: M
Georges Augustin Albert Charpy
born on 1 September 1865 at 18:00 (= 6:00 PM )
Place Oullins, France, 45n43, 4e48
Timezone LMT m4e48 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 09°15' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 17°51 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 24°30'


French scientist who created the Charpy impact test. He attended École Polytechnique from 1885 to 1887 and graduated with a degree in Marine Artillery. In 1887 he became a professor at École Monge. In 1892 he published his physics thesis. In 1920 he became a professor of metallurgy at École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris. In 1922 he became the professor of general chemistry at École Polytechnique. He died on 25 November 1945, aged 80, in Paris.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science file quotes Gauquelin.


  • Vocation : Engineer : Mechanical
  • Vocation : Science : Chemistry
  • Vocation : Science : Geology (Metallurgist)
  • Vocation : Science : Physics