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TEIVE, Hélio Afonso Ghizoni; MARQUES, Paula; GERMINIANI, Francisco Manoel Branco  and  WALUSINSKI, Olivier. Requiem for a neurologist: the funeral rites of Jean-Martin Charcot. Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. [online]. 2017, vol.75, n.11, pp.827-829. ISSN 0004-282X.

Jean-Martin Charcot, the founder of modern neurology and leading figure in international neurology in the 19th century, died on August 16, 1893, in the province of Morvan in the French countryside, at the age of 67. The funeral service was held in Paris at the La Salpêtrière Hospital, and Charcot was buried in Montmartre cemetery in the same city.

Keywords : neurology; Jean-Martin Charcot; history.

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