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Paul Jules Tillaux

Born 1834
Died 1904

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French surgeon, born December 8, 1834, Aunay-sur-Odon, département Calvados; died late October, 1904.

Biography of Paul Jules Tillaux

Paul Jules Tillaux studied in Caen and Paris. In 1857 he became an intern in Paris and in 1862 doctor of medicine. In 1863 he became hospital surgeon, 1866 agrégé, 1890 professor of surgery, 1879 member of the Académie de médecine. He was also director of the anatomical amphitheatre of the Paris hospitals

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