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Léon Tixier

Born 1877
Died

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French physician, born June 2, 1877, Paris.

Biography of Léon Tixier

Léon Tixier spent his student years at the University of Paris, where he obtained his medical doctorate in 1907. He was appointed Médecin des hôpitaux in 1919, and later worked at the Hôpital de la Charité. Tixier’s work concerns the field of paediatrics.

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