Miranda, Faustino

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Miranda, Faustino Gender: M
Faustino Miranda González
born on 19 February 1905 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Gijón, Spain, 43n32, 5w40
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 29°59' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 23°07 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 21°26'


Spanish botanist and phycologist (scientist who studies algae). He published over 70 research papers in Spanish and foreign scientific journals, and he discovered over 50 types of algae. Miranda was appointed Honorary Member (1958) and Honorary President (1960) of the Botanical Society of Mexico. He died in Mexico on December 17, 1964.


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites birth certificate quoted in "Los albores de la botánica marina española (1814-1939)" by Francisco Javier Dosil Mancilla (CSIC Press, 2007), p. 219: "Nació a las siete horas del 19 de febrero de 1905, en la casa patema de Gijón (España)."

Translation: He was born at seven o'clock on February 19, 1905 in the family home in Gijón (Spain).



  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Botanist and Phycologist)