Retrospective diagnosis  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

A retrospective diagnosis (also retrodiagnosis or posthumous diagnosis) is the practice of identifying an illness in a historical figure using modern knowledge, methods and disease classifications.

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