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André Moussous

Born 1857
Died 1926

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French paediatrician, born June 6, 1857, Bordeaux; died 1926.

Biography of André Moussous

André Moussous studied in Bordeaux and Paris and received his doctorate in his native city in 1885. He became Agrégé in 1886, 1887 Médecin des Hôpitaux in Bordeaux, and received a teaching assignment for clinical paediatrics in 1890, and in 1898 became full professor of this discipline.

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