Roussel, Théophile

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Roussel, Théophile Gender: M
Jean-Baptiste Victor Théophile Roussel
born on 28 July 1816 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Albaret-Sainte-Marie, France, 44n5259, 3e1453
Timezone LMT m3e1453 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Lescaut
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 04°47' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 17°23 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 01°07'

Théophile Roussel


French doctor, politician and philanthropist, known for being one of the first politicians who worked for the protection of children.

From 1842 to 1895, he wrote several books as a result of his medical research with his friend Claude Bernard. He undertook a study trip to the South West, to Toulouse and Spain, to better understand the terrible plague of pellagra.

He died on 27 September 1903, at château d'Orfeuillette in Albaret-Sainte-Marie, aged 87.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)



Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni quotes Lescaut. Birth place of château d'Orfeuillette is located in the town of d'Albaret-Sainte-Marie.


  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 87)
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office