|Birthname||Paul Marie Louis Pierre Richer|
|born on||17 January 1849 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )|
|Place||Chartres, France, 48n27, 1e30|
|Timezone||LMT m1e30 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||26°52' 05°05 Asc. 00°08'|
French anatomist, physiologist, sculptor and anatomical artist, who was a professor of artistic anatomy at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, as well as a member of the Académie Nationale de Médecine (1898).
Richer was an assistant to Jean-Martin Charcot at the Salpêtrière, and from 1882 to 1896 was chief of the laboratory at the Salpêtrière Hospital. With Charcot he performed research of hysteria and epilepsy, and also performed studies of medicine and its relationship to art.
In 1903, Richer was appointed to the chair of artistic anatomy at the École des Beaux-Arts, and in 1907-08 was president of the Société Française d'Histoire de la Médecine (French Society for the History of Medicine). His sculptures can be found in museums throughout Europe, including the Musée d'Orsay.
He died on 17 December 1933, aged 84, in Paris.
- associate relationship with Charcot, Jean-Martin (born 29 November 1825)
- associate relationship with Tourette, Georges Gilles de la (born 30 October 1857). Notes: Co-authors, "Hypnotisme"
Archives Gauquelin: Scientists & Medical Doctors (Hommes De Science) A, vol. 2, #635 .
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
- Vocation : Art : Fine art artist
- Vocation : Education : Teacher
- Vocation : Science : Biology (Anatomist, physiologist)