|born on||13 November 1810 Jul.Cal. (25 Nov 1810 greg.) at 05:03 (= 05:03 AM )|
|Place||Moscow, Russian Federation, 55n45, 37e35|
|Timezone||LMT m37e35 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||02°13' 10°05 Asc. 02°33'|
Prominent Russian and Ukrainian scientist, doctor, pedagogue, public figure, and corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1847). He is considered to be the founder of field surgery, and was one of the first surgeons in Europe to use ether as an anaesthetic. He was the first surgeon to use anaesthesia in a field operation (1847), invented various kinds of surgical operations, and developed his own technique of using plaster casts to treat fractured bones. He is one of the most widely recognized Russian physicians.
He died 23 November 1881 OS.
Starkman quotes Pavel Globa, quoting the diary of Pirogov's father: "was born at night". Pavel rectified it to 5.02 LMT.
- Vocation : Medical : Physician
- Vocation : Science : Biology
- Notable : Famous : First in Field (use of ether)
- Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (surgery)