Houzeau de Lehaie, Auguste

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Houzeau de Lehaie, Auguste Gender: M
born on 28 July 1832 at 01:30 (= 01:30 AM )
Place Mons, Belgium, 50n27, 3e56
Timezone LMT m3e56 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 04°54' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 11°30 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 29°55'

Auguste Houzeau de Lehaie (1910)
photo: Noble Panda Caricature de Ochs, license gfdl


Belgian liberal politician and a teacher at the École minière of Hainaut.

He was also professor of political, geographical and industrial economics at the École des Mines in Mons. In 1876 he was one of the founding members of the Royal Belgian Society of Geography. He was a member of the central committee, then vice-president, and finally president from 1897 to 1903.

In 1867, he contributed to geological and archaeological discoveries at Spiennes. Five years later he published Manuel élémentaire de géographie physique.

He died in Mons on 20 May 1922, aged 89.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)



Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 89)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Geography
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Vocation : Science : Geology
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction