Corpus ID: 55459

Henry E. Sigerist: Autobiographical Writings

  title={Henry E. Sigerist: Autobiographical Writings},
  author={T. R. Forbes},
  journal={The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine},
  pages={166 - 166}
  • T. R. Forbes
  • Published 1967
  • The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine
Henry Sigerist (1891-1957) was a leading medical historian of his generation. Restless, energetic, brilliant, charming, the range of his talents equalled that of his interests. Sigerist was born in France of Swiss parents. He received in Zurich, London, Munich, and Leipzig formal education successively in oriental philology, medicine, and medical history and before the end of his career held appointments at the Universities of Zurich and Leipzig and at Johns Hopkins and Yale. He mastered French… Expand