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Jean Marc Gaspard Itard (Jean Marc Gaspard Itard)

Born: 1744 AD
Died: 1838 AD, at 94 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Physicians


A French Physician


1774 - Born on April 24 in Provence.


1786 - He was appointed Chirurgien aide-major at Val de Grâce in Paris.


1789 - Physician at the Institute for Deaf Mutes.


1816 - 1832 - Co-editor of the Journal Universel des Sciences Médicales, Paris (1822), (1821) Published a major work on Otology. Co-Editor of the Revue médical, (1832) of the Dictionnaire de médecine ou répertoire générale des sciences médicales sous le rapport théorique et pratique.


1825 - Was credited with describing the first case of Tourette syndrome.


1838 - July 5, he died in Paris.




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