NAPOLEONIC MEDICINE
FIRST EMPIRE


The “Gueules cassées” (broken faces) and Napoleon’s “Grande Armée”
By Xavier Riaud* FINS, Medal of Honour and Legion of Merit of the INS

Antoine François Fourcroy (1755-1809), doctor and imperial count, reformer and advocator of the university-hospital education in France
by Xavier Riaud* FINS, Medal of Honour and Legion of Merit of the INS

The health service of the Great Army
by Xavier Riaud (*) - October 2012

Account on unknown doctors during the Empire who later became famous
(3rd part)
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by Dr. Xavier Riaud , FINS, Medal of Honor (*) - September 2012

Raphaël Bienvenu Sabatier (1732-1811),
the Emperor’s surgeon consultant

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)
- October 2011

Noble surgeons, doctors or pharmacists of the Empire and/or
holders of the Legion of Honour
- June 2011

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

Nicolas Deyeux (1745-1837), The first pharmacist
of the Emperor
- May 2011

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

«I don't believe in Medicine, I believe in Corvisart» Napoleon -
March 2011

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

Antoine Augustin Parmentier (1737-1813), the first pharmacist of the Great
Army and great promoter of the potato
- March 2011

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

The teeth of Waterloo
- March 2011

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

Was Napoleon poisoned with calomel ?
- March 2011

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

The Empire, the great marine travels, scurvy and teeth
- March 2011

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

Jean-Joseph Dubois-Foucou (1747-1830), Napoleon’s personal
dentist
- March 2011

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor(*)

Medicine on the battle field during the
Napoleonic wars
- December 2010

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

Edme Joachim Bourdois de La Motte (1754-1835), first doctor
of the King of Rome and Napoleon’s friend
- September 2010

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis (1757-1808), doctor, count
and senator of the Empire
- August 2010

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

Antoine Dubois (1756-1837), Marie-Louise’s obstetrician and
baron of the Empire
- August 2010

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

René-Nicolas Dufriche, baron Desgenettes (1762-1837),
surgeon of the French Great Army
- August 2010

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

François-Joseph Talma (1763-1826), a dentist and
Napoleon’s favorite actor
- July 2010

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

Actual informations about Napoleon the
Second (1811-1832) and his teeth

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

Dr Sten Forshufvud, a detective of History

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

A story within History :
Napoleon's Mouth

by Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS, Medal of Honor (*)

Doctor Dominique Jean Larrey, Chief surgeon of Napoleon's army


 

(*) Dr. Xavier Riaud, FINS

Dental Surgeon, Doctor in Epistemology, History of Sciences and Techniques, Laureate and national associate member of the National Academy of Dental Surgery.

Docteur en Chirurgie Dentaire.
Docteur en Epistémologie, Histoire des Sciences et des Techniques.
Lauréat de l’Académie Nationale de Chirurgie Dentaire.
Membre de la Pierre Fauchard Academy.
Chercheur au Centre François Viète d’Histoire des Sciences et des Techniques (EA 1161 – Nantes).
Directeur de la Collection Médecine à travers les siècles aux Editions L’Harmattan.
Membre d’honneur de l’International Napoleonic Society (Canada).
Membre élu de la Société des Gens de Lettres de France.
Officier du corps académique en tant que délégué au comité de recherches et des sciences de l’Instituto Napoleonico Mexico-Francia.
Chirurgien-Dentiste Principal du Service de Santé des Armées ( Réserve citoyenne).
Membre de la Commission française d’histoire militaire.
Prix Alpha Omega 1997.
Leading Professionals of the World 2010 par l’International Biographical Center, Cambridge, Angleterre.
Membre associé de l'Académie nationale de chirurgie dentaire.