Moniz, Antonio Egas

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Name
Moniz, Antonio Egas Gender: M
born on 29 November 1874 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Avanca, Portugal, 40n48, 8w34
Timezone LMT m8w34 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 06°48' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 17°57 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 18°06'



Antonio Egas Moniz

Biography

Portuguese neurologist and the developer of cerebral angiography. He is regarded as one of the founders of modern psychosurgery, having developed the surgical procedure leucotomy—​known better today as lobotomy—​for which he became the first Portuguese national to receive a Nobel Prize in 1949 (shared with Walter Rudolf Hess).

He held academic positions, wrote many medical articles and also served in several legislative and diplomatic posts in the Portuguese government. In 1911 he became professor of neurology in Lisbon until his retirement in 1944.

On 14 March 939, Moniz was shot multiple times by a schizophrenic patient and subsequently confined to a wheelchair. He continued in private practice until 1955. He died from an internal hemorrhage on 13 December 13 1955 in Lisbon.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Great Achievement 27 October 1949 (Nobel Prize)
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Source Notes

Starkman quotes Birth Certificate produced in Moniz Museum "Son of Fernando de Pina Resende Abreu and Maria of the Rosary of Almeida de Sousa Abreu, Egas Moniz was born at three in the morning, in that parish of the municipality of SÃ £ o Paulo". [1]

Categories

  • Vocation : Medical : Other Medical Vocations
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (modern psychosurgery)