Andreas Vesalius

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Birthday
31, 1514
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
Oct 15, 1564 (49)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1514
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
Oct 15, 1564 (49)

About

Physician who wrote one of the most influential books on human anatomy, On the Fabric of the Human Body, and is considered the founder of modern anatomy.

Before Fame

He had to flee the chaos caused by tensions between the Holy Roman Empire and France.

Trivia

His work led to the discovery and identification of most of the body's major systems.

Family Life

His parents were named Isabel Crabbe and Andries van Wesele.

Associated With

Another famous physician like him is William Harvey.