French oculist and surgeon
1693 – Born on the 11th of August. He was a French ophthalmologist credited with originating the first significant advance in cataract surgery.
Daviel earned his medical degree from the Medical School of Rouen.
1728 – He practiced in Marseille restricted his practice to ophthalmology.
1747 – Performed the first extra capsular cataract extraction on 8th of April.
1762 – Daviel died on 30th of September while on a trip to Geneva, Switzerland.