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Johann Spurzheim (1050)

Profession
Physiologist
Nationality
Austrian
Born
1776, Near Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Died
1832, Boston, Massachusetts
Short Biography
Johann Gaspar Spurzheim (1776–1832) was a German physician who became one of the chief proponents of phrenology, which was developed c. 1800 by Franz Joseph Gall (1758–1828). | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • M.D., University of Vienna, 1804, validated at University of Paris, 1821
Appointments & Honors
  • 1804-13, Franz Joseph Gall's* companion and secretary