Andreas Vesalius

Andreas Vesalius

Andreas Vesalius (1514 –1564) - A Flemish anatomist and physician, founder of modern human anatomy. Author of De humani corporis fabrica (On the Fabric of the Human Body).

André Vésale

André Vésale (1514–1564) - Anatomiste et médecin flamand, fondateur de l'anatomie humaine moderne. Auteur de De humani corporis fabrica (Sur le fonctionnement du corps humain).


Galen or Aelius Galenus or Claudius Galenus or Galen of Pergamon Κλαύδιος Γαληνός (129 CE – c. 200/c. 216) – A Greek surgeon and philosopher in the Roman Empire – He is considered as one of the most influential physicians of antiquity and will remain for more than 1,300 years. He was proficient in many disciplines including: anatomy, physiology as well as philosophy or logic. His anatomical descriptions remained uncontested until Andreas Vesalius.

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