Douvillé, Henri

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Douvillé, Henri Gender: M
Joseph Henri Ferdinand Douvillé
born on 15 June 1846 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Toulouse, France, 43n36, 1e26
Timezone LMT m1e26 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 23°34' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 08°23 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 00°50'

Henri Douvillé (1911)


French paleontologist, geologist and malacologist, who worked as a mining engineer in Bourges (1872) and Limoges (1874), afterwards serving as professeur suppléant of paleontology at the École des Mines. From 1881 to 1911 he was a professor of paleontology at the École des Mines.

Douvillé performed stratigraphical and paleontological research from fossils reported by geologists in the Middle East, North Africa, Central America, Madagascar, etc. He is credited for providing determinations of numerous paleontological species, and was a leading authority on ammonites.

In 1881 he was appointed president of the Société géologique de France, and in 1907 became a member of the Académie des Sciences.

He died on 19 January 1937, aged 90.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science file quotes Gauquelin.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 90)
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Engineer : Other Engineer (Mining)
  • Vocation : Science : Geology (Paleontologist, geologist and malacologist)