- Category : 1816-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 3/6 - Martyr / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (7)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Unexpected 2
French doctor, politician and philanthropist, known for being one of the first politicians who worked for the protection of children.
From 1842 to 1895, he wrote several books as a result of his medical research with his friend Claude Bernard. He undertook a study trip to the South West, to Toulouse and Spain, to better understand the terrible plague of pellagra.
He died on 27 September 1903, at château d'Orfeuillette in Albaret-Sainte-Marie, aged 87.