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Guillaume Benjamin Amand Duchenne

1806–75

French physician. Studied medicine at Paris, then practised in his native town of Boulogne-sur-Mer. Returned to Paris in 1855 and carried out experiments on the therapeutic use of electricity. One of the founders of neurology.

Source

DBF.

Bibliography

DBF: Dictionnaire de biographie Française. Under the direction of J. Balteau et al. 20 vols. and 8 fascicles of vol. 21 (A–Levaditi) to date. Paris: Librairie Letouzey & Ané. 1933–.

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