Twins, Bogdanoff

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Twins, Bogdanoff Gender: M
Igor Bogdanov
born on 29 August 1949 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Auch, France, 43n39, 0e35
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Petitallot
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 05°53' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 20°05 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 15°45'

Alternative birthtime
Grégory Bogdanov
Date 29 August 1949 at 15:40 (= 3:40 PM )
Place Auch, FR, 43n39, 0e35
Timezone CET h1e (is standard time)
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 05°55' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 20°28 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 24°17'

Bogdanoff Twins (Grichka, left, and Igor, right, in 2016)
photo: Bigmatbasket, license cc-by-sa-4.0


French identical twin brothers, television presenters, producers, and scientific essayists who, from the 1970s on, presented various subjects in science fiction, popular science, and cosmology. They were involved in a number of controversies, most notably the Bogdanov affair, in which it was alleged the brothers wrote nonsensical advanced physics papers that were nonetheless published in reputable scientific journals.

Igor and Grichka were born to a Russian father and an Austrian mother. The twins spoke German, also learning French, Russian, and English. They were bred by their grand-mothern in Southern France. At thg age of 9, they met writer André Malraux thanks to Louise de Vilmorin. At 14, they passed the baccalauréat.

In 1976, they releades their first book "Keys for science-fiction" and appeared on TV for the first time.

The brothers began careers in television, hosting Temps X (Time X, 1979-1989) on private channel TF1, Rayons X (X Rays, 2002) on French public channel France 2, and in August 2004 they presented a 90-minute special cosmology program.

Grichka Bogdanoff received a Ph.D. from the University of Burgundy (Dijon) in 1999. In 2002, Igor Bogdanoff received a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of Burgundy.

They wrote an essay "Dieu et la Science" with theologian Jean Guitton."La mémoire double" inspired the film "Matrix".

Married to Amélie de Bourbon Parme, Igor has six children. The Bogdanoff twins were both hospitalised in critical condition at Georges-Pompidou Hospital in Paris on 15 December 2021, after contracting COVID-19. Grichka died on 28 December, and Igor died six days later, on 3 January 2022. Trusting Didier Raoult (and his treatment?) both of them were not vaccinated.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Ferry, Luc (born 3 January 1951)


  • Death by Disease 28 December 2021 (Grichka died of COVID-19, age 72)
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  • Death by Disease 3 January 2022 (Igor died of COVID-19, age 72)
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Source Notes

Patrice Petitallot quoted birth certificates, Igor was born at 3:00 PM and Grégory at 3:40 PM.


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (Both held a PhD)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Other Major diseases (COVID-19)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Igor has six)
  • Personal : Birth : Twin, triplet, etc. (Identical twin brothers)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy (Cosmology)
  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy (Philosophy)
  • Vocation : Writers : Sci-Fi/ Fantasy/ Horror (Science ficition)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Scientific essayists)
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Abstract thought (190 intelligence quotient)