Vesalius, Andreas

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Vesalius, Andreas Gender: M
born on 31 December 1514 Jul.Cal. (10 Jan 1515 greg.) at 05:45 (= 05:45 AM )
Place Brussels, Belgium, 50n50, 4e20
Timezone LMT m4e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Holliday
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 19°01' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 13°18 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 15°12'

Andreas Vesalius


Belgian physician, the first great anatomist and most celebrated of all dissectionist. By the age of 20 he was a master of knowledge of the body and by the age of 23 he was a professor of anatomy at the University. The author of "De Humani Corporis Fabrica," Vesalius had a scandal once when he began an autopsy on the body of a person not quite dead.

Died on 10/15/1564.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death, Cause unspecified 15 October 1564 (greg.) (Age 49)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Dana Holliday quotes Manly Palmer Hall in "Best of the NAJ," 1979. Kraum quotes Garceus for 5:30 AM LMT. Cardan for 5:45 AM LMT given in AFA, 8/1961

Sy Scholfield quotes Lois N. Magner's book, "A History of the Life Sciences" (2002), p. 83: "According to a horoscope cast by Girolamo Cardano, Vesalius was born at 5:45 am on December 31, 1514, in Brussels, Belgium."


  • Vocation : Medical : Physician (Anatomist and dissectionist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction ("De Humani Corporis Fabrica")
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book