Guibal, Théophile

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Guibal, Théophile Gender: M
born on 31 May 1814 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Toulouse, France, 43n36, 1e26
Timezone LMT m1e26 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Mandl
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 08°53' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 05°15 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 16°54'

Théophile Guibal (Statue of Théodore Guibal and Adolphe Devillez)
photo: Sculpture: Louis-Henri Devillez (1855–1941) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q18508471 A, license cc-by-sa-3.0


French inventor and mining engineer, best known as the inventor of the Guibal fan, without which the exploitation of coal mines at very great depth would have been impossible. Along with Jean-Baptiste Thorn and Adolphe Devurez, he was a co-founder of the current Polytechnic Faculty of Mons, then called the École des mines. He died on 16 September 1888 at age 74 in Morlanwelz.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)


Source Notes

Michaël Mandl quotes birth record [1].


  • Vocation : Engineer : Other Engineer (Mining)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator