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 worked on hypnosis and hysteria, in particular 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 701,374 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean-Martin Charcot is the 50th most popular physician (down from 21st in 2019), the 489th most popular biography from France (down from 275th in 2019) and the 8th most popular 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 50 out of 502Before him are Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Franz Mesmer, Allvar Gullstrand, Christiaan Barnard, Francesco Redi, and Karl Brandt. After him are Hilary of Poitiers, Gerhard Domagk, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Philippe Pinel, Hans Asperger, and Hua Tuo.

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Among people born in 1825, Jean-Martin Charcot ranks 6Before him are Johann Strauss II, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Ferdinand Lassalle, and Pedro II of Brazil. After him are Johann Jakob Balmer, Charles Garnier, Paul Kruger, Julia, Princess of Battenberg, Dadabhai Naoroji, and Marie of Prussia. Among people deceased in 1893, Jean-Martin Charcot ranks 6Before him are Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Guy de Maupassant, Charles Gounod, Patrice de MacMahon, and Hippolyte Taine. After him are Rutherford B. Hayes, Alexander of Battenberg, Jan Matejko, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Josef Stefan, and Jules Ferry.

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Among people born in France, Jean-Martin Charcot ranks 489 out of 6,011Before him are Victor Grignard (1871), Gérard Philipe (1922), Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi (1834), Alphonse de Lamartine (1790), Mireille Darc (1938), and Emma of Normandy (985). After him are Hilary of Poitiers (315), Lothair of France (941), Arthur Honegger (1892), Marius Petipa (1818), André Le Nôtre (1613), and Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060).

Among PHYSICIANS In France

Among physicians born in France, Jean-Martin Charcot ranks 8Before him are Joseph-Ignace Guillotin (1738), Alexis Carrel (1873), Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran (1845), Claude Bernard (1813), Ambroise Paré (1510), and Karl Brandt (1904). After him are Hilary of Poitiers (315), Philippe Pinel (1745), René Laennec (1781), Jean Nicot (1530), Louis Auguste Blanqui (1805), and Charles Nicolle (1866).