Berger, Paul

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Berger, Paul Gender: M
born on 6 January 1845 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Beaucourt, France, 47n29, 6e55
Timezone LMT m6e55 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 16°13' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 22°24 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 29°20'

Paul Berger


French physician and surgeon who practised in Paris at the Hôpital Tenon and was Professor of Clinical Surgery and Pathology at the Faculté de médecine de Paris. He is noted for Berger's operation, a method of interscapulothoracic amputation, and for improvements in hernia/intestinal suturing.

Berger is credited with being the first to don a surgical mask while operating in October 1897. He read a paper "On the Use of a Mask in Operating" before the Surgical Society of Paris on 22 February 1899.

He died on 17 October 1908 in Paris.

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Source Notes

GraZia Bordoni's Science file quotes Gauquelin.


  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Medical : Surgeon