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Charles Audry

Born 1865-02-22
Died 1934

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French physician, born February 22, 1865, Lyon; died 1934.

Biography of Charles Audry

Charles Audry studied in Lyon. He received his doctorate there in 1890 and became Chef de clinique chirurgicale. In 1892 he was appointed Chargé de cours for the clinics of skin and venereal diseases in Toulouse, where he assumed the chair of these two disciplines in 1901.

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