Courmont, Jules

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Courmont, Jules Gender: M
born on 24 January 1865 at 04:20 (= 04:20 AM )
Place Lyon, France, 45n45, 4e51
Timezone LMT m4e51 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 04°15' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 21°36 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 14°34'


French physician and biologist active in the fight against tuberculosis. In 1914, he became one of the general commissioners of the International Urban Exposition in Lyon, along with Louis Pradel. He promoted a hygienist vision of the city, providing a model for preventing contagious diseases, through care for the young and old, security and sanitation.

A friend and adviser to Édouard Herriot, he was very active in the creation of the Grange-Blanche hospital, now called "Hôpital Edouard Herriot".

He died in Lyon on 24 February 1917, aged 52.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)



Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science file quotes Gauquelin.


  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Science : Biology