Rocher, Henri

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Rocher, Henri Gender: M
Henri Gaston Louis Rocher
born on 28 May 1876 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Bordeaux, France, 44n50, 0w34
Timezone LMT m0w34 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 07°36' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 17°23 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 27°43'


French surgeon and medical writer known for the "Rocher sign," defined as the forward or backward sliding of the tibia indicating laxity or tear of the anterior or posterior cruciate ligaments of the knee. He was a Member of the Academy of Medicine, elected correspondent for the Division of Surgery on 20 November 1951. He died in Bordeaux on 4 November 1957, aged 81.


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate (section 2, acte n° 580) from the online Bordeaux archives. Marriage and death data in margin.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 81)
  • Vocation : Medical : Surgeon
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Medical)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Rocher sign")