A neurologist in the origin of European and International neurosurgery: Clovis-Julien-Désiré Vincent (1879-1947).
Vincent Clovis began his carrier as a neurologist and finally became neurosurgeon at an advanced age. He is considered the founder of French neurosurgery, and after Harvey Williams Cushing, Europe's first neurosurgeon. He was mainly interested in pituitary tumors, in cerebral abscesses and in cerebral oedema.
SourceChirurgia (Bucharest, Romania : 1990) 106:5 pg 567-72
History, 20th Century
World War I