1873 – Born on June 28th in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, France. French surgeon who received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for developing a method of suturing blood vessels.
1900 – Carrel received his M.D. from the University of Lyon.
1904 – Carrel left France for the United States, working first at the University of Chicago and then at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research in New York City.
– During World War I Carrel returned to France, where he helped to develop the Carrel-Dakin method of treating wounds with antiseptic fluids in order to prevent infection.
1912 – Received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.
1919-1939 – He continued his work at the Rockefeller Institute until he returned to France.
1941 – He became director of the French Foundation for the Study of Human Problems in Paris.
1944 – Died on November 5th in Paris.