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Auguste Forel (1038)

Profession
Psychiatrist and Entomologist
Nationality
Swiss
Born
1848, Near Morges, Vaud
Died
1931, Yvome, Vaud
Short Biography
Auguste-Henri Forel (September 1, 1848 – July 27, 1931) was a Swiss myrmecologist, neuroanatomist, psychiatrist and eugenicist, notable for his investigations into the structure of the human brain and that of ants. For example, he is considered a ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • M.D., University of Zurich, 1871
Appointments & Honors
  • 1873-79, University of Munich
  • 1879-98, director, Burgholzli hospital, Zurich, professor of psychiatry, University of Zurich
  • 1898-1931, private practice of medicine, work for the Order of Good Templars and Swiss and international peace organizations
  • honorary Dr. phil., 1896