[Funeral oration in praise of Auguste Bérard given by C.P. Denonvilliers during the 20 October 1852 session of the Paris Society of Surgery ].


In 1843 Auguste Bérard created the Société de chirurgie de Paris which later took the name of the Académie de chirurgie dissolved in 1793 by the French Revolution. Auguste Bérard was forty years old in those days. He had just been appointed Professor of clinical surgery and became the first President of the Société de chirurgie de Paris. Three years later… (More)