Marchand, Jean

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Marchand, Jean Gender: M
Marchand, Jean Baptiste
born on 22 November 1863 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place Thoissey, France, 46n10, 4e48
Timezone LMT m4e48 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 00°03' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 29°35 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 23°32'

Jean Marchand
photo: Chiloa, license gfdl


French military man, a General and African explorer. The leader of a French expedition to claim the Sudan, he set out for Fashoda and occupied the town on 9/19/1898. He is noted for tracing the Niger River to its source and explored the region from the Niger to Tengrela. Marchand retired in 1919 and received the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour in 1920.

He died on 13 January 1934.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Gain social status 19 September 1898 (Occupied the town of Fashoda)
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  • Work : Retired 1919
  • Work : Prize 1920 (Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour)

Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'm' pdf file, p. 51.

Same data in Gauquelin Vol 3/752


  • Vocation : Military : Military career (General)
  • Vocation : Travel : Explorer (Africa and the Sudan)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour)