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René Le Fort

Born  1869
Died  1951

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French surgeon, 1869-1951. Lille. His name is often given as Lefort, but a memorial plaque at "Le Musée Régional Hospitalier de Lille" says René Le Fort.

Biography of René Le Fort

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