D'Hérelle, Félix

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d'Hérelle, Félix Gender: M
Hubert Augustin Félix Haerens
born on 25 April 1873 at 21:30 (= 9:30 PM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 05°42' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 21°42 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 02°49'

Félix d'Hérelle (circa 1905)


French-Canadian microbiologist, the co-discoverer of bacteriophages (viruses that infect bacteria) who experimented with the possibility of phage therapy. D'Herelle has also been credited for his contributions to the larger concept of applied microbiology.

In the 1960s Félix d’Hérelle's name appeared on a list published by the Nobel Foundation of scientists who had been worthy of receiving the Nobel Prize but did not, for one reason or another. D'Herelle was nominated for the prize ten times.

He died from pancreatic cancer on 22 February 1949, aged 75, in Paris, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death by Disease 22 February 1949 (Pancreatic cancer, age 75)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate n° 683 in the online Paris archives (8th arr., p. 4/31).


  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Pancreatic cancer)
  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Microbiologist)