Devergie, Alphonse

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Devergie, Alphonse Gender: M
Marie-Guillaume-Alphonse Devergie
born on 15 February 1798 at 00:00 (= 12:00 midnight )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 26°37' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 17°30 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 09°59'

Alphonse Devergie


French dermatologist who was the first to describe a chronic papulosquamous disorder known as pityriasis rubra pilaris, also referred to as "Devergie's disease", a term introduced by Ernest Henri Besnier (1831-1909) in 1889.

In 1854 he published an important textbook on skin diseases titled Traité pratique des maladies de la peau.

He died on 2 October 1879, aged 81.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science file quotes Gauquelin.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 81)
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician (Dermatologist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Devergie's disease")