Alfred François Donné, 1801-1878, discoverer of Trichomonas vaginalis and of leukaemia.

  title={Alfred François Donn{\'e}, 1801-1878, discoverer of Trichomonas vaginalis and of leukaemia.},
  author={A L Thorburn},
  journal={The British Journal of Venereal Diseases},
  pages={377 - 380}
  • A. Thorburn
  • Published 1 October 1974
  • Medicine
  • The British Journal of Venereal Diseases
Alfred Frangois Donne was born on September 13, 1801, at Noyon (Oise), a small town 40 miles north of Paris. His parents were Adrien Donne, a successful business man in that town, and Marie Anne Gely. He was educated there at the local school and with tutors, and then, at the age of 20, he moved to Paris with his family. Although he had a dislike of law as a career, he embarked on this discipline at his parents' insistence. He qualified as a lawyer but did not practise, and then became a late… 
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