Dieulafoy, Paul Georges

PHYSICIAN, SURGEON (FRANCE)
BORN 18 Nov 1839, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne - DIED 16 Aug 1911, Paris, 8e
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 25)

Paul Georges Dieulafoy was the son of a merchant. He studied medicine in Paris and was promoted in 1869 with a thesis on sudden death in typhoid fever. He visited salons in Paris and was able to accompany the empress Eugénie to the inauguration of the Suez Canal. In 1872 he married his cousin Claire Bessaignet.

Between 1880 and 1884 he published his "Handbook of Internal Pathology". He became Chief of Medicine at the Hôtel-Dieu in 1896 de Paris and taught pathology at the University of Paris. In 1910 he was elected president of the French Academy of Medicine.

Images

The grave of Georges Dieulafoy at the Montmartre Cimetière, Paris.
Picture by Androom (05 Nov 2017)

 

Sources
Georges Dieulafoy — Wikipédia


Diez, Ernst Friedrich

Published: 27 Jan 2019
Last update: 27 Jan 2019