Jemma, Rocco

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Jemma, Rocco Gender: M
born on 17 August 1866 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Laureana di Borrello, Italy, 38n30, 16e05
Timezone LMT m16e05 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 24°23' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 15°36 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 21°33'


Italian pediatrician and medical researcher whose studies focused mainly on infectious conditions (confirmation of the etiology of the leishmaniasis parasite, vaccine therapy of typhoid, paratyphoid, melitense infection) and nutrition (infant nutrition disorders).

In 1893 he became Director of the Pediatric Clinic in Palermo. He held this position until 1914 when he left it to his pupil Giovanni Di Cristina and took up the same role in Naples. In 1929 the new Pediatric Clinic in Naples was inaugurated under his direction.

He died on 24 March 1949, aged 82, in Naples.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician (Pediatrician)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Medical)