Chazy, Jean

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Chazy, Jean Gender: M
Jean François Chazy
born on 15 August 1882 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place Villefranche-sur-Saône, France, 45n59, 4e43
Timezone LMT m4e43 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 22°49' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 14°05 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 18°25'

Jean Chazy (1913)


French mathematician and astronomer who worked on celestial mechanics and especially on the three body problem and the perihelion precession of Mercury's orbit. The problem of explaining Mercury's orbit was solved by Albert Einstein's general relativity theory.

In World War I he served in the artillery and became famous for accurately predicting the location of the German siege gun which bombarded Paris. In 1924 he became professor for mechanics and later for celestial mechanics at the Sorbonne, where he retired in 1953 as professor emeritus.

He died on 9 March 1955 in Paris, aged 72.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Relationship : Marriage 26 March 1919 (Louise Marie Veillard)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate (acte n°179) from the online Rhône archives: "huit heures du soir" (8pm). Marriage and death data in margin. Grazia Bordoni's Science file quotes Lescaut for same data.


  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WWI)
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics