Labhardt, Alfred

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Labhardt, Alfred Gender: M
born on 24 March 1874 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Basel, Switzerland, 47n33, 7e35
Timezone LST m7e26 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
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Swiss gynaecologist and obstetrician who introduced a form of tubal sterilization, and a method of operation during uterine prolapse, the colpoperineocleisis subtotalis, named after him, connected with his name. Labhart's sign, a gestation mark, is the livid discoloration of the introitus vaginae in pregnancy.

Scientifically, Labhardt devoted himself above all to basic biology and clinical research, in particular the endocrinology of ovulation. He was an opponent of the social indication of the gestation abortion and devoted himself to family planning. He propagated clinical deliveries instead of home births in a private house.

He died on 14 December 1949 in Basel, aged 75.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin.


  • Vocation : Education : Researcher (Clinical)
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician (Gynaecologist and obstetrician)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Labhart's sign")