Jean-Martin Charcot

1825 - 1893

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Jean-Martin Charcot (French: [ʃaʁko]; 29 November 1825 – 16 August 1893) was a French neurologist and professor of anatomical pathology. He is best known today for his work on hypnosis and hysteria, in particular his work with his hysteria patient Louise Augustine Gleizes. Charcot is known as "the founder of modern neurology", and his name has been associated with at least 15 medical eponyms, including various conditions sometimes referred to as Charcot diseases.Charcot has been referred to as "the father of French neurology and one of the world's pioneers of neurology". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Martin Charcot has received more than 636,600 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean-Martin Charcot is the 21st most popular physician (up from 25th in 2019), the 276th most popular biography from France (up from 305th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular French Physician.

Jean-Martin Charcot was a French neurologist who was most famous for his research on hysteria.

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Among physicians, Jean-Martin Charcot ranks 21 out of 509Before him are Cyril of Alexandria, Cesare Lombroso, Nestorius, Alois Alzheimer, Pedanius Dioscorides, and Li Ching-Yuen. After him are Michael Servetus, Rudolf Virchow, Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, Franz Mesmer, Georgius Agricola, and Polycarp.

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Among people born in 1825, Jean-Martin Charcot ranks 4Before him are Johann Strauss II, Thomas Henry Huxley, and William-Adolphe Bouguereau. After him are Ferdinand Lassalle, Pedro II of Brazil, Johann Jakob Balmer, Charles Garnier, Paul Kruger, Marie of Prussia, Eduard Hanslick, and Emil Erlenmeyer. Among people deceased in 1893, Jean-Martin Charcot ranks 4Before him are Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Guy de Maupassant, and Charles Gounod. After him are Patrice de MacMahon, Hippolyte Taine, Rutherford B. Hayes, Josef Stefan, Alexander of Battenberg, Jan Matejko, John Tyndall, and Ernst Kummer.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Martin Charcot ranks 276 out of 5,234Before him are W. Somerset Maugham (1874), Constantine II (316), Jeanne Baret (1740), Claude Lorrain (1600), William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825), and Pope Martin IV (1220). After him are Henry I of France (1008), Guillaume de Machaut (1300), Isabella of France (1295), Prosper Mérimée (1803), Joseph Fouché (1759), and Denis Papin (1647).

Among PHYSICIANS In France

Among physicians born in France, Jean-Martin Charcot ranks 2Before him are Albert Schweitzer (1875). After him are Joseph-Ignace Guillotin (1738), Claude Bernard (1813), Alexis Carrel (1873), Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran (1845), Ambroise Paré (1510), Philippe Pinel (1745), René Laennec (1781), Karl Brandt (1904), Louis Auguste Blanqui (1805), and Hilary of Poitiers (315).