Malfitano, Giovanni

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Malfitano, Giovanni Gender: M
born on 29 September 1872 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Syracuse, Italy, 37n04, 15e18
Timezone LST m13e22 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 07°03' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 05°46 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 13°16'


French chemist and philosopher of Italian origin who moved to Paris to flee the Mussolini fascism and worked as a foreign collaborator and head of laboratory at the Institut Pasteur. He directed the physical chemistry laboratory of this institute. Specialist in micelles (macromolecules), this remarkable scientist excited young people, directed the researchers and impressed them with his personality and by example, being passionate about new science. He wrote several treatises on general chemistry (micellar chemistry, colloidal chemistry), including a preface by the physicist Paul Langevin, of whom he was a close friend. He died in 1941.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)



  • Death, Cause unspecified 1941

Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin.


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Philosopher
  • Vocation : Science : Chemistry