Quiz: 8 Questions About Physicians Around the World

Veronique Duqueroy


July 30, 2014

Gregor Mendel (1822-1884; Austrian), the founder of the science of genetics and the theories of heredity, was not a physician, but rather a botanist and a Catholic monk. On the other hand, Anton Chekov (1860-1904; Russian writer), Salvador Allende (1908-1973; 29th President of Chile), and Marcel Petiot (1897-1946; French serial killer) were all physicians.


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