Broca, Pierre Paul
Born: Jun 27, 1824 AD
Died: 1880 AD, at 56 years of age.
1824 - He was born on the 28th of June.
1859 - He founded Paris Anthropology Society.
1861 - He studying connection between aphasia and brain lesions, discovered localization of articulate speech in region of left frontal brain (Broca's area 1st known localization of brain function)
1871 - He wrote 5-volume memoirs "Memoirs of Anthropology".
1872 - He founded journal "Revue d'anthropologie".
1876 - He founder and 1st director of Paris Anthropology School.
1979 - Eponym of Carl Sagan's book "Broca's Brain: Reflections on the Romance of Science".
1880 – He died on the 9th of July.
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