Gérard, Éric

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Name
Gérard, Éric Gender: M
born on 22 September 1856 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Liège, Belgium, 50n38, 5e34
Timezone LMT m5e34 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 29°10' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 08°46 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 07°34'



Biography

Belgian engineer who began his career at the Belgian Telegraph Administration. Specializing in electricity, a discipline that was born at that time, he spent his entire career there, thanks to Georges Montefiore-Levi, who in 1883 appointed him director of the electrotechnical institute he had just founded at the University of Liège. Creator of the Lessons on Electricity and the Electrical Measurement Course, Éric Gérard is an important figure in the beginnings of electricity science and its applications in Europe: the Institut Montefiore acquired a world-wide reputation.

He died on 28 March 1916 in Paris, aged 59.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)

Events

Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin.

Categories

  • Vocation : Engineer : Electrical