Bonnet, Amédée

SURGEON (FRANCE)
BORN 19 Mar 1809, Ambérieu en Bugey - DIED 2 Dec 1858, Lyon
GRAVE LOCATION Lyon: Cimetière de Loyasse , 43, rue du Cardinal-Gerlier (12)

Amédée Bonnet went to school in Belley before he took up his studies in Lyons. He studied medicin and in 1833 he became a surgeon at the Hôtel-Dieu de Lyon. In 1838 he became a professor for Surgery. In 1843 he published "Traité des maladies des articulations", also published in Germany in 1851. This work can be seen as the foundation for modern knee surgery. In 1853 it was followed by "Traité de thérapeutique des maladies articulaires".

After he died in 1858, aged only 49, a bronze statue was erected for him in the Hôtel-Dieu de Lyon.

Sources
• Beyern, Bertrand, Guide des tombes d'hommes célèbres, Le Cherche Midi, Paris, 2003
Amédée Bonnet – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Amédée Bonnet at the Loyasse Cimetière, Lyon.
Picture by Androom (03 Dec 2007)

 

The grave of Amédée Bonnet at the Loyasse Cimetière, Lyon.
Picture by Androom (03 Dec 2007)

 


Bonnet, Guillaume

Published: 11 Apr 2015
Last update: 11 Apr 2015