Christiaan Barnard

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Birthday
8, 1922
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Sep 2, 2001 (78)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
8, 1922
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Sep 2, 2001 (78)

About

Famous cardiac surgeon who progressed the entire field of medicine with his surgeries.

Before Fame

In 1945, he graduated from the University of Cape Town Medical School.

Trivia

He completed the first successful human-to-human heart transplant in 1953.

Family Life

He married Aletta Geertuida Louq in 1948. The couple had a child two years later.

Associated With

Another famous cardiac surgeon was Michael Elias DeBakey.