Trépied, Charles

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Trépied, Charles Gender: M
Jean Charles Trépied
born on 19 February 1845 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 00°30' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 25°20 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 02°45'


French astronomer, official founder and first director of the Algier Observatory, appointed in 1880. In 1885 the observatory was relocated to La Bouzareah, the top of a 300 metre high hill near the city. Due to its unique geographical location, the observatory took an active part in the world network of observatories, and Trépied and an assistant participated in the photographic mapping of the night sky, producing an unprecedented catalogue of stars.

He died on the evening of 10 June 1907, aged 62.


Source Notes

Archives Gauquelin: Scientists & Medical Doctors (Hommes De Science) A, vol. 2, #2909 [1].


  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field