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Charles Edouard Brown-Séquard (1818–94)
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    Brown-Séquard, the son of an American sea captain and a French woman, was born on the island of Mauritius. Mauritius had formerly been French but it was British at the time of Brown-Séquard’s birth, making him a British subject. He practised at varying times in Paris, Mauritius, London, and New York. He remained longer (four and a half years) at The National Hospital in London of which he was a founder physician, than at any other place or in any other post until 14 years later when he succeeded Claude Bernard in his final appointment as …

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