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Jean Charles Eugène Foltz

Born 1822
Died 1876

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French anatomist and ophthalmologist, born January 28, 1822, Nancy; died November 18, 1876.

Biography of Jean Charles Eugène Foltz

Jean Charles Eugène Foltz first studied at the École militaire in Strasbourg, but in 1844 changed to Val de Grâce. He then settled in Lyon, where his uncle, Richard Foltz, was professor of anatomy at the École de médecine. In 1854 he became a supplementary professor of anatomy and physiology there, and in 1865 he was appointed to succeed his uncle.

Foltz distinguished himself in his work to organize the anatomical collections.

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