French surgeon, born January 17, 1847, Orthez, département Basses-Pyrénées; died July 29, 1914, Paris.
Biography of Paul Reclus
Paul Reclus studied at Paris and received his doctorate from that university in 1876. He became chirurgien des hôpitaux in 1879, 1880 agrégé, and in 1895 professor at the Paris medical faculty. He was a member of the Académie de Médecin. Reclus was an excellent surgeon and a pioneer in the use of local anaesthetics in France.
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