Marguet, Frédéric

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Marguet, Frédéric Gender: M
Frédéric Philippe Marguet
born on 11 June 1874 at 17:30 (= 5:30 PM )
Place Algiers, Algeria, 36n47, 3e03
Timezone LMT m3e03 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 20°32' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 16°14 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 28°53'


French Naval officer who spent a dozen years at sea, then returned to Naval School as a professor of naval architecture, then astronomy and maritime navigation. He wrote numerous books including Histoire de la longitude à la mer au XVIIIe siècle (History of longitude at sea in the eighteenth century, 1917) and Histoire générale de la navigation du XVe au XXe siècle (History of Navigation from the fifteenth to the twentieth century, 1931).

He died in Villeneuve-Loubet on 2 June 1951, aged 76.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate (acte n° 802). Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin for 12 June (incorrect).


  • Vocation : Building Trades : Architect/ Planner (Naval architecture)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Naval officer)
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (History)