Famous Polish Scientists

Ludwik Maurycy Hirszfeld

(1814 – 1876) professor of anatomy, author of the Anatomy of the Human Body, one of the best detailed, descriptive anatomy textbooks in 19th-century Europe. He gained great acclaim for his atlas of anatomy published in France, Neurologie ou description et iconographie du systeme nerveux et des organs des sens de l’homme, avec leur mode de preparation, and became a laureate of the Parisian Academy of Sciences.