Famous French Bacteriologists

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Alexandre Yersin
(Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis)
Alexandre Yersin
Birthdate: September 22, 1863
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aubonne, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
Died: March 1, 1943

Alexandre Yersin was a physician and bacteriologist. He is credited with co-discovering Yersinia pestis, the bacillus that causes the bubonic plague. Also an agriculturist, Yersin pioneered the cultivation of rubber trees. He is revered by the Vietnamese people because of his association with Hanoi Medical University; a private university in Da Lat is named in his honor.

Waldemar Haffkine
Waldemar Haffkine
Birthdate: March 15, 1860
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
Died: October 26, 1930
Albert Calmette
Albert Calmette
Birthdate: July 12, 1863
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: October 29, 1933
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Charles Nicolle
Charles Nicolle
Birthdate: September 21, 1866
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: February 28, 1936
Pierre Paul Emile Roux
Birthdate: December 17, 1853
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Confolens (Charente), France
Died: November 3, 1933
Camille Guérin
Camille Guérin
Birthdate: December 22, 1872
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Poitiers, France
Died: June 9, 1961