Péan, Jules-Émile

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Péan, Jules-Émile Gender: M
born on 29 November 1830 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Marboue, France, 48n07, 1e20
Timezone LMT m1e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taeger
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Jules-Émile Péan


One of the great French surgeons of the 19th century.

He was appointed a doctor in 1861 and worked at St Antoine and St Louis up to 1893. He then created with its expenses the international hospital. He wrote two volumes of private clinics (1876 and 1890). He was elected to the French Académie Nationale de Médecine on November 22, 1887, and was awarded the rank of Commander of Legion of Honor in 1893.

Péan was very admired and a follower of hygiene, he disputed the discoveries of Louis Pasteur. He refused to dissect corpses and operated preferably in residence. Although a teacher, he was never named professor. He was the first to make a successful surgical ablation of one cyst of the ovary in 1864. He was also a pioneer in performing a vaginal hysterectomy for carcinoma in 1890. He is believed to have performed the first surgery to correct diverticula of the bladder in 1895. In 1893, he attempted the first known total joint arthroplasty, implanting in the shoulder of a French waiter in 1893; it had to be removed two years later due to infection. He invented ahemostat that still used in operating rooms around the world.

He died at 1:30 a.m. on 30 January 1898 in Paris.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Segond, Paul (born 8 May 1851). Notes: "Péan–Segond operation"


  • Death, Cause unspecified 30 January 1898 at 01:30 AM in Paris (Age 67)
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Source Notes

Taeger quotes Lescaut, B.C.

Sy Scholfield cites same birth data from registry ("Marboue, Eure et Loire/acte n°50") quoted in "Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec ou les labyrinthes du Temps: Art et géométrie temporelle" by Gérard and Julie Conton (Mémoires du Monde, 2015), p. 414; death data on same page ("Paris VIIIeme/acte n°216").


  • Vocation : Medical : Surgeon
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (invented ahemostat)