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René-Theophile-Hyacinthe Laennec (1781-1826)

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René-Theophile-Hyacinthe Laennec was born in Quimper, Brittany, on February 17, 1781

He studied medicine and became a famous physician during the French First Empire and the Restoration.

He died on August 13, 1826 at Douarnenez-Ploaré, Finistère. He was buried there.

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In 1952, the French Postal Service released a 12.00 Franc stamp bearing the image of René Laennec .

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"René-Theophile-Hyacinthe Laennec". French school of the nineteenth century.

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René-Theophile-Hyacinthe Laennec (1781-1826)
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"René Laennec". Print of the nineteenth century.
René-Theophile-Hyacinthe Laennec (1781-1826)
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"René Laennec". Print of the nineteenth century.
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