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Xavier BICHAT

French Xavier BICHAT

born Marie François Xavier BICHAT

French anatomist and pathologist

Source :  CEGAMA

Born: on November 14, 1771 in Thoirette, France
Died: on July 22, 1802 in Paris, France


Biography

His father was Jean-Baptiste Bichat, a physician who had trained in Montpellier and was Bichat's first instructor. His mother was Jeanne-Rose Bichat, his father's wife and cousin. He was the eldest of four children. He entered the college of Nantua, and later studied at Lyon.

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- Category Physician