1807 – Born on the 17th of June in Paris.
1828 – He began studying Medicine.
1836 – He finished Doctor of Medicine.
1839 – He became a professor at the Hôpital St. Louis with a habilitation on breast tumors..
1851 – He became the personal surgeon of Napoleon lll.
1868 – He was appointed Imperial Senator.
– He was the first to propose the Ligature of the two ends of Arteries.
1873 – He died on the 21st of September.