Andreas Vesalius

War dead  Male  Born 31/12/1514  Died 15/10/1564

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Andreas Vesalius, Father of Modern Anatomy, was born in Belgium in 1514 in a family of physicians and chemists. Unlike most other medical professors of his time, he enjoyed dissecting bodies himself, and he published numerous works detailing his findings on human anatomy. Since his findings opposed much of what the ancient physician Galen declared long ago as truth, Vesalius was strongly criticized and persecuted. Many even accused him of heresy and tried to sabotage his work.

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