Lecointe, Georges

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Name
Lecointe, Georges Gender: M
born on 29 April 1869 at 06:30 (= 06:30 AM )
Place Antwerp, Belgium, 51n13, 4e25
Timezone LMT m4e25 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 08°56' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 18°28 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 17°29'



Georges Lecointe

Biography

Belgian naval officer and scientist, captain of the Belgica and second-in-command of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, the first to overwinter in Antarctica. After his return to Belgium he was deeply involved in the foundation of the International Research Council and the International Astronomical Union.

An illness forced him to resign from the Royal Observatory in 1925 and caused his death in Uccle, on 27 May 1929, aged 60.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Naval officer)
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Vocation : Travel : Explorer