Rene Geronimo Favaloro

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Birthday
12, 1923
Birthplace
La Plata, Argentina
Death Date
Jul 29, 2000 (77)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
12, 1923
Birthplace
La Plata, Argentina
Death Date
Jul 29, 2000 (77)

About

Renowned Argentinean cardiac surgeon who achieved fame for his efforts on coronary artery bypass surgery.

Before Fame

During World War II, he served in the Argentine Army.

Trivia

In 1975, he founded the Fundacion Favaloro with several of his colleagues.

Family Life

He died alone in Buenos Aires by committing suicide.

Associated With

After Michael Elias DeBakey, he was one of the greatest cardiac surgeons of all time.