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Pierre Joseph Cécilien Simonart

Born 1817
Died 1847

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Belgian gynaecologist, 1817-1847. Some writers give his life span as 1816-1846.

Biography of Pierre Joseph Cécilien Simonart

Pierre Joseph Cécilien Simonart was professor at the University of Brussels.

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