Le Fort, Léon Clément

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Le Fort, Léon Clément Gender: M
born on 5 December 1829 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Lille, France, 50n38, 3e04
Timezone LMT m3e04 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 13°22' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 08°45 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 01°03'

Léon Clément Le Fort


French surgeon remembered for his work on uterine prolapse, including Le Fort's operation. He also described Le Fort's fracture of the ankle and Le Fort's amputation of the foot.

In 1873 he became professor of surgery at the Paris medical faculty and surgeon at Hôtel-Dieu de Paris. He was awarded the Légion d'honneur in 1870, and promoted to the rank of Officier in 1882.

He died on 19 October 1893, aged 63, in Ménestreau-en-Villette.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • other kin relationship with Le Fort, René (born 30 March 1869). Notes: Uncle/ nephew


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate (acte n° 2920) from the online Nord archives. No data in margin.


  • Vocation : Medical : Surgeon
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Le Fort's operation")
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Le Fort's amputation")
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Le Fort's sound")
  • Notable : Famous : Newsmaker ("Le Fort's fracture")