Lévy, Michel (1809)

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Lévy, Michel (1809) Gender: M
born on 28 September 1809 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Strasbourg, France, 48n35, 7e45
Timezone LMT m7e45 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 05°06' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 01°43 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 13°07'

Michel (1809) Lévy
photo: Etzagots, license cc-by-sa-4.0


French military doctor, medical inspector, and the only Jewish general of the Second Empire. He participated in the Crimean campaign as permanent director and inspector of the Eastern Army Health Service in Turkey and the Crimea, where he put in place proven hygiene measures to fight a cholera epidemic.

Married to Adèle Dupont, he was the father of geologist Auguste Michel Lévy.

He died in Paris on 19 March 1872, aged 62.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate (acte n° 1427) from the online Bas-Rhin archives.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician (Military)
  • Vocation : Military : Other Military (Doctor)