Velpeau, Alfred

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Velpeau, Alfred Gender: M
Alfred Armand Louis Marie Velpeau
born on 18 May 1795 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place Brèches, France, 47n3414, 0e2322
Timezone LMT m0e2322 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Mandl
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 27°50' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 01°32 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 28°21'

Alfred Velpeau


French anatomist, surgeon and author of over 340 titles on surgery, embryology, anatomy, and obstetrics. He is credited with providing the first accurate description of leukaemia in 1827. A wrapping used to immobilize the arm to the chest wall is known as a "Velpeau bandage". He died on 24 August 1867 at age 72 in Paris.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Michaël Mandl quotes birth record [1].


  • Vocation : Medical : Surgeon
  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Anatomist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Leukaemia, "Velpeau bandage")