Famous Polish Scientists

Henryk Fryderyk Hoyer

(1834 – 1907) eminent histologist who opened the first histological laboratory in Poland, and who explained the details of the connective tissue, mucous membranes, bone marrow, and spleen; an embryologist who wrote A Brief Outline of the Origin and Development of the Human Body; and physician who discovered the arterio-venous anastomoses described in On Direct Connections Between Arteries and Veins.