Ambroise Paré  

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Ambroise Paré (Born in Bourg-Hersent, near Laval, France, c. 1510 – Paris, December 20, 1590) was a French surgeon, the great official royal surgeon for kings Henry II, Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III, is considered by some as one of the Fathers of Surgery. He was a leader in surgical techniques, especially the treatment of wounds. He was also an anatomist as well as the inventor of several surgical instruments.

He is the author of Des monstres et prodiges.

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