Ferdinand Berthier

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30 September 1803


220 years, 7 month, 23 days, 23 hours, 5 minutes, 24 seconds.
80590 Total days.

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Ferdinand Berthier was a prominent figure in the 19th century, known for his work as a French deaf educator, scholar, and advocate. He was born on September 30, 1803, in Louhans, Saône-et-Loire, France. At the young age of eight, Berthier began his education at the Institute National de Jeunes Sourds de Paris under the guidance of Abbé Roch-Ambroise Sicard. Despite facing the challenges of deafness, he persevered and acquired practical skills, eventually pursuing a career as a tradesman.

Ferdinand Berthier passed away on July 12, 1886, in Paris. He left a significant legacy and was recognized for his contributions when he became the first deaf person to receive the Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur in 1849, a prestigious French honor for bravery. In honor of his achievements, a Google Doodle was dedicated to him on September 30, 2023. He must be aged  220 years, 7 month, 23 days on today, if he has lived.

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Remarkably, Berthier became a senior professor at the age of 27. His own experience with deafness drove his passion for deaf education and advocacy. He was deeply committed to advancing the deaf community’s interests.

Ferdinand Berthier was of mixed ethnicity and had a solid physique. At the time of his passing at the age of 82, he stood at 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighed approximately 70 kilograms. His net worth was estimated to be between 2 and 8 million dollars. Berthier followed the Christian faith and in 1837, he married Marie-Louise Chaudey. Unfortunately, we do not have details about his children, parents, or siblings.

Berthier was a pioneer in advocating for deaf identity and culture. He played a pivotal role in founding the Société Centrale des Sourds-Muets, the first deaf advocacy organization, in the late 1830s. Through this organization, he provided support and organized adult education seminars for deaf individuals. In a society that was often unwelcoming to the deaf community, Berthier courageously defended their identity and sign language. He also showcased the talents of deaf artists and sign-language poets in his writings, shedding light on deaf history and culture.

Stage Name Ferdinand Berthier
Pet/Nick name Ferdinand
Net Worth Yet To Update
Sex/Gender Male
Date of Birth September 30, 1803
Death Date July 12, 1886 (At age 82)
Birth Place Louhans, Saône-et-Loire, France
Zodiac/Star Sign Libra
Currently Residing In (Address) Passed away
Nationality French
Religion Christian
Alive/Dead Dead

Relationship, Affairs And Family:

Marital Status Married
Grlfriend Nil
Wife Marie-Louise Chaudey
Children Not Revealed
Parents Father : – YTK

Mother: – YTK

Siblings Brother(s) : –
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Physical Characteristics & Traits:

Skin Tone/Ethnicity Wheatish
Hair Color Grey
Eye Color Black
Weight (Approx.)
  • 70 kg
Height (Approx.)
  • 5 feet 9 inches
Body Measurements (Approx.) – Chest: 37 inches
– Waist: 31 inches
– Biceps: 12 inches

Career, Assets, Educational Qualification :

Profession Educator
  • Institute National de Jeunes Sourds de Paris
University or College Local College
Qualification Graduate Degree

Interesting Facts:

  • Ferdinand Berthier, a 19th-century French educator, started his education at age 8 and became a senior professor at 27.
  • He overcame deafness to become a tradesman and a prominent advocate for the deaf community.
  • Berthier founded the first deaf advocacy organization and defended deaf identity and sign language.
  • He received the Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur in 1849, a remarkable honor for a deaf person.
  • Google honored him with a Doodle on September 30, 2023, recognizing his lasting impact.

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