Métraux, Alfred

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Métraux, Alfred Gender: M
born on 5 November 1902 at 20:15 (= 8:15 PM )
Place Lausanne, Switzerland, 46n31, 6e38
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Lescaut
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 12°27' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 12°35 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 05°57'

Alfred Métraux (1932)
photo: Charles Mallison, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Swiss-Argentine anthropologist, ethnologist and human rights leader, who in 1947 was assigned to UNESCO, becoming a permanent member of UNESCO's Department of Social Science in 1950.

Alfred Métraux took his own life by an overdose of barbiturates on 12 April 1963, aged 60, in Paris.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death by Suicide 12 April 1963 (Overdose of barbiturates, age 60)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Lescaut.


  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Ethnologist
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political (Human rights leader)
  • Vocation : Science : Anthropology