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Maurice Constantin Perrin

Born 1826
Died 1889

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French physician, born April 26, 1826, Vézelise, Meurthe; died September 1, 1889.

Biography of Maurice Constantin Perrin

Maurice Constantin Perrin studied in Paris, where he obtained his doctorate in 1851. He was professor of surgery at the school of military medicine and pharmacy at the hospital Val-de-Grâce in Paris and Médecin Inspecteur to the army. At Val-de-Grâce he was also directeur des conférences d'ophtalmoscopie et d'optométrie.

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